Mr. Manly-Spain, financier of Golden Mike Promotions saw off competition from now former 2nd Vice-President, Rabbon Dodoo polling 47 of 76 valid votes cast against 29 obtained by Mr. Dodoo.
Former Greater Accra Regional chairman, Lord Isaac Acquaye topped the poll with 69 votes, followed in second place by Alhaji Zaid Mashud who received 68 votes.
Incumbent president, Peter Zwennes was retained unopposed, same as Abraham Neequaye who faced no competition to become the new 2nd Vice-President.
Experienced referee/judge, Fred Ghartey was also retained unopposed as treasurer.
“We will raise boxing to a high level that it will compete with football for all to know that football is not the only sport but boxing can be even bigger,” an elated Henry Manly-Spain said in celebrations.
Peter Zwennes, who is a legal practitioner said his administration has brought some level of discipline into the sport and more new people are now watching boxing.
He noted that Ghana has the potential to get four or six world champions in the near future, commending the authorities for putting up the Bukom Boxing Arena.
He named the potential world champions as Emmanuel Tagoe, Isaac Dogboe, Obodai Sai, Duke Micah, Richard Commey and Fred Lawson who are highly rated in the world rankings.
By Sammy Heywood Okine