Dauda Amadu of Togo also had it tough, but managed to overwhelm his shorter Ghanaian opponent Enoch Annan to win on points.
Daniel Adjei beat Togo’s Zikli Adamu to put Ghana ahead when the bouts were getting hotter and interesting with fans cheering, clapping and jumping from their seats.
Lebanese fight under the flag of Ghana Ahmed Charban of took out Hamadou Mounurou of Togo with little effort because he had the fans backing him to win and he did it in style. He danced kpanlogo to celebrate his victory.
Hero Jonathan was not the hero as expected as he lost to Ibrahim Moro. Moro tried to redeem his country, but they lost the last five fights.
Professional Solomon Amedepe of Ghana retained his title as his opponent, Sadou Hamidou failed to turn up.
John Asamoah displayed real Kick Boxing and resilience to win over Nouhou Toujanie over three rounds in a hot contest.
Francis Dodoo beat Hamadou Ridouane in stylish fashion to prove to the fans that Ghana Kick Boxing is alive, silencing the loud shouting Togolese fans. Dodoo sent his bearded opponent down to the ground going through the ropes off the ring with a dreadful flying kick.
Home boy Selom Darko enjoyed the home support very well and out punched and over kicked his opponent into dreamland. Osuman Ganiou had to be revived by doctors including the President of Ghana Kick Boxing Federation.
In the final bout, Ghana’s Alfred Adjartey retained his crown against a much heavier opponent, Moussa Nouhou. Togolese Nouhou wanted to win at all cost and resorted to fouls, so he was cautioned often by the referee and lost the favour of the fans. However his supporters thought he won.
He appealed to corporate Ghana for sponsorship and support as many people are interested in the game.
Seth Mensah, a coach and referee/ judge who spoke to yours truly after the bouts urged Ghanaian Sports authorities to take sports very serious, because disciplines like Kick Boxing are beneficial to the security agencies. He encourage the youth to do sports and not be idle roaming about and wasting their time and talents.