“Bukom Banku” vows to destroy his Ugandan opponent on Saturday
Braimah Kamoko a.k.a “Bukom Banku” would on Saturday, February 25, mount the ring for the first time in the year to fight Hamza Wandera of Uganda in the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa Light Heavyweight Championship at the Accra Sports Stadium and has vowed to ‘kill’ his opponent.
Bukom Banku, who enters the ring with an enviable record of 22 fights and 16 knock- outs, with the rest ending the full round, said at a press conference in Accra on Thursday, that his opponent would receive the severe beatings of his boxing career on Saturday.
The two would fight under the promotion syndicate, Golden Concept Boxing Promotions on a night declared as the “Moment of Truth”.
Bukom Banku said “The fight is your judgment day. On the day you would see that you are indeed a cockroach. I would kill you!
“Your people would carry your dead body to Uganda. If you don’t die I would make sure you go home maimed.” Bukom Banku bragged.
He also promised to give his opponent 1000 US dollars for shopping after the fight because he is sure of giving him a fight of his life.
Wandera, who has 14 fights with only two loses said he would give the Ghanaian a taste of defeat in his career.
“I am very angry because I’m here to end the unbeaten run in your career.
“I would eat banku on Saturday, because it is my favourite food. I would beat you on Saturday and take the title to Uganda.” He told the press.
He called on boxing fans to fill the seats on Saturday on time to watch him end the reign of one of the most popular boxers in the country.
Also on the bill are, Martin Haikali of Namibia who would fight Ghana’s Samuel Amoako for the WBO Africa Lightweight Championship, whilst Joshua Okine takes on Amilgan Funes of Argentina for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Inter-Continental Welterweight title.
Eduado Flores of Ecuador and Eben Lamptey would vie for the WBO Africa Super Lightweight title, with Emmanuel Tagoe fighting Miguel Caceris of Argentina in a ten round Super Featherweight contest, whilst Ishmael Aryitey battles Hope Mawuli for the National Featherweight title.