Olympic legend Shah Hussain offers to lift pro boxing in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Olympic legend Syed Shah Hussain has offered his services to PPBL to promote pro boxing in the country. “I’ve seen PPBL making sincere efforts to promote professional boxing in Pakistan. Now, I feel boxing will make progress in Pakistan. I’m also ready for any sort of help for that purpose,” Hussain, who is a professional boxing coach in Tokyo, Japan said in a video message on Monday. The 55-year-old Hussain said he knew the PPBL chairman Syed Nauman Shah for the past 30 years and was sure that he had the caliber to lift professional boxing in Pakistan. “He [Nauman Shah] is an honest and hardworking man. I’m sure professional boxing in Pakistan will flourish under him,” added Hussain, who claimed bronze medal in the middleweight division at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. - APP