Sports News of Wednesday, 5 September 2018
Boxing Legend Azumah Nelson say his son Azumah Nelson Junior has been overly pampered which has made him unenthusiastic about becoming a good fighter.
He shuddered and added that the amateur boxer was very comfortable and he did not see the need to fight to become a world champion like him.
“He is very comfortable, he has everything he wants When he was young, I pampered him. He has a car that takes him to school and waits for him to bring him home. He lacks nothing,” he added.
According to Azumah, unlike him who struggled in his youthful days and saw boxing as the means to an end, Nelson Junior behaves differently and he not keen on the discipline.
But the boxing legend cautioned his son to see beyond this comfort and aspire to greater heights.
He, however, stressed that he would support his son irrespective of whether he chooses to box or not.
“I would support junior if he wants to fight. If he doesn’t want to fight too I would back him,” he said.
Azumah, was optimistic that his son would become a world champion