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Boxing: I want to represent Nigeria because of my love for her – Bola Osundairo

Bola Osundairo, a Nigerian-born US-based boxer, has expressed his intentions to represent his country Nigeria, at the international boxing events, instead of the United States of America where he is currently based.

The Chicago-based light heavyweight boxer disclosed this to newsmen from his US-based home, on why the choice of Nigeria, rather than his home of residence, the United States.

Osundairo said, “I want to represent my country, Nigeria, because of the love and passion I have for it; to motivate others, especially up-coming sports men to be patriotic. Nigeria is blessed with great talents.

The 26-year-old who is currently in Ghana for trial, said he would, accept Ghana’s invitation to represent the West African country, if his dream of representing Nigeria does not come to fruition.


Osundairo, a graduate of Business Administration said he believes that if given the opportunity to represent his father land, Nigeria, he would perform beyond expectation like Anthony Joshua.

Osundairo, is a member of the Chicago Golden Club. One of the most prestigious boxing clubs in the United States. Osundairo had fought 12 fights, 10 of which had ended in technical knockouts and two in split decision.

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