Ghanaian Light Heavyweight Boxer Shakul Samed has qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games based on rankings released in February.
Shakul who is the younger brother of Issah and Bastir Samir is currently ranked 10th in the world and 3rd in Africa.
He has promised to work hard to win a medal for Ghana when he competes at the games.
“I would want to give thanks to God for this opportunity because I am really happy.
“I am promising Ghanaians that I will achieve what my brothers could not.
“They are both Olympians and also African medalists and I am following their footsteps.
“They couldn’t win medals at the Olympics so I am promising Ghanaians that I will bring back a gold medal,” he stated after receiving news of his conformation.
Shakul Samed becomes the third Ghanaian boxer behind Suleman Tetteh and Samuel Takyi to qualfiy for the games.