Musicians Sarkodie and Kwame A Plus have leapt to the defense of boxer Braimah Kamoko, popularly known as Bukom Banku, following his loss in Saturday’s bout.
The cruiserweight boxer was handed a first ever defeat in his career after being knocked out by Samir Bastie.
Bukom Banku started the bout on a high, landing numerous punches on the face of his opponent, however, he could not sustain the energy and was knocked out in the seventh round.
The boxer has since become the subject of trolls on social media, with some Ghanaians mocking him following the loss.
Bukom Banku has however received support from musicians Sarkodie and Kwame A Plus who on separate occasions have acknowledged the efforts of the previously undefeated boxer.
Rapper Sarkodie wrote on Twitter: “Woke up Sad … biggest bukom banku fan and I’m heartbroken… he wasn’t looking fit for this bout.”
Kwame A Plus also took to his handle to write: “Beat diɛ they beat am paaaa…. The way the guy make weak if hurricane Akushika pass there like Bukom go turn unidentified flying object even a flag mounted at the beach won’t wave like this…… see the way he dey walk But the truth be say, #BukomBanku has sustained and brought some excitement to the game. Let’s give him credit for that.”