By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, (SWAN), Kaduna State chapter has congratulated Anthony Joshua following his impressive victory over Andy Ruiz in their recent encounter.
The Association who lauded the victory of Anthony Joshua, stated that the British-Nigeria born fighter, has brought honour and respect to the country.
This was contained in a statement jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary of Caretaker Committee, Comrade Jacob Zango and Abdulwaheed Adubi respectively and made available to newsmen in Kaduna yesterday.
SWAN also wished the boxing champion well, as he continues to bring more glory to Nigerian, and to the boxing profession.
According to the statement, Anthony Joshua, with his impressive outing has been adjudged heavyweight best and ranked the biggest star of the heavyweight boxing division by BoxRec.
“In its latest ranking, BoxRec put Joshua on the number one spot with 913.7 points, while WBC champion Deontay Wilder was reduced to the second spot with 756.1 points”, SWAN stated.