The IBF has tentatively approved to sanction the International Jr. Featherweight derby between Ghanaian and former IBF Bantamweight champion Joseph "King Kong" Agbeko against Carlo Magali. The fight will take place in Accra, Ghana in March of this year and promoted by Box Office Sports Limited a company based in Accra, Ghana.
According to the letter dated February 1, 2015 written by Lindsey Tucker who is the IBF Chairman of Championships Committee, the battle for Agbeko and Magali is forthcoming.
“The IBF has granted tentative sanction approval for the vacant IBF International Jr. Featherweight Championship fight between Joseph Agbeko and Carlo Magali. Once we get the sanction fees, the IBF President Daryl Peoples or I will contact you regarding the names of the officials,” said the IBF Championships Czar, Lindsey Tucker to Alex Ntiamoah-Boak who owns and manages Office Sports Limited.
Joseph Agbeko is one of the great boxers to ever come from Ghana and Africa and he ascended to the IBF world pinnacle after becoming the Commonwealth Boxing Council (CBC) champion.