Hopes were high as Sai challenged the Namibian for the latter’s WBO Africa middleweight strap and many taught, Sai would surprise Kautondokwa for the WBO and IBF Africa middleweight belt, but the home crowd were shocked as the Namibian stopped the Ghanaian in round five.
“I want to apology to my fans and Ghanaians, my aim last Friday was to win the belt but that left hook from Kautondokwa changed everything.”
‘I would not justify anything all i want to say is i have disappointed a lot of people and i want to apologize, especially to my promoter Victor Ahiakpor” he added.
Meanwhile, Namibia’s Walter Kautondokwa (15-0, 14 KO’s) has also declared that the future looks bright for him after his fifth round victory over Ghana’s Obodai Sai (32-3, 24 KO’s).
Kautondokwa maintained his unblemished record after recording a convincing round five stoppage over crowd favorite Sai to defend his WBO Africa middleweight belt and add the IBF Africa middleweight title to his collections.
The tough Namibian stunned the home crowd at the Bukom Boxing Arena when he connected a powerful left hook that sent Sai to crashing to the canvas.
“This fight meant a lot to me. Sai and the entire Ghanaian fans predicted that he was going to win, but I want to thank the Lord for being with me, and thank all the Namibian fans in Ghana who came out to support u” He told Journalists.
Obodai Sai is one of Ghana’s future world title hopes and his lose has affected the plans of the GBA, unless some unknown boxers spring up from nowhere to become world boxing contenders.
By Sammy Heywood Okine