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Welterweight boxer Issa Samir has set his sight on winning a major title in the next few years.

The 23-year old, the current holder of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Welterweight World Youth title is looking forward to a bigger leap in his career in the not too distant future.

Samir, a graduate of the national amateur boxing team, Black Bombers, made this remark on Wednesday, when he presented his IBF World Youth title to Minister of Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah at his office.

The former Black Bomber defeated Georgian Robison Omsarashvili earlier this month at the Accra Sports Stadium, making him the first ever Ghanaian to achieve a global youth title in the history of boxing.

Im happy to have won this title. The appreciation by Ghanaians will serve a motivation to win a much bigger title. I will do more to win a major title very soon.

Elvis Ankrah described the boxer as a potential world beater and pledged his outfits support towards the sport.

I watched the fight and I was impressed with his performance. I see a lot of potential in him and Im confident Ghana will witness a World champion soon.

The Minister warned the boxer against complacency adding the sky should be your limit.

Samir was accompanied by his brother Bastie Samir and his coach Ofori Asare.
Source: GNA

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