Eight times American junior boxing champion, Joseph Awinongya Jr. and his dad / coach has met with city officials in Joliet, Chicago, Illinois.
Some of the personalities they visited are Will County President Jennifer Bertino- Tarrant Bolingbrook, Mayor Mary Alexander-Basta, Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry and Joliet Police Chief Dawn Malec.
Joseph Awinongya Snr. said they thanked the officials for their motivation, encouragement and support which has earned him eight national championship victories.
He disclosed that there are plans to participate in a juvenile boxing tournament in Holland which they have invited Ghana’s junior boxing team.
He also thanked the chiefs and people of Ashiaman in Accra, Ghana as well as the media for their wonderful support and inspiration.
By Sammy Heywood Okine