Nationwide featherweight champion, Taiwo Agbaje, has bemoaned the poor state of boxing amenities in Nigeria.
Agbaje, popularly referred to as ‘Esepo’, not too long ago left Nigeria for England, after sealing a take care of a UK-based outfit.
Talking with The PUNCH, Agbaje, mentioned the poor coaching amenities within the nation has prevented many athletes from reaching their peak.
“Since I moved to England, I can inform the large distinction by way of the coaching amenities. It’s unlucky that many abilities are dying in Nigeria due to lack of publicity and the chance to coach with one of the best amenities.
“After I was in Nigeria, the amenities I skilled with had been nothing in comparison with those right here (England). I really feel so unhappy; if we have now these sort of amenities in Nigeria, we ought to be producing one of the best on the planet as a result of we have now the skills.”
Agbaje, winner of the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy for one of the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Evening 20, added that efforts had been on to construct a world-class fitness center in Nigeria.
“It’s out of this frustration that I spoke with my supervisor, who’s the proprietor of Elite fitness center within the UK. And he has agreed to return to Nigeria to construct a world-class fitness center after I informed him in regards to the abilities within the nation who had no amenities to assist develop them.”
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