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2014 World Cup: John Boye and Jonathan Mensah meet undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jnr in Miami

Published on: 09 June 2014
John Boye, Floyd Mayweather Jnr (middle), and Jonathan Mensah.

Ghana duo John Boye and Jonathan Mensah met the king for pound for pound boxing Floyd Mayweather Jnr ahead of the team’s final warm-up against South Korea.

The two centre-backs are expected to be the first choice for head coach Kwesi Appiah at the tournament in Brazil.

Boye and Mensah are raving about their meeting with the undefeated boxer and Forbes Magazine’s Richest Sportsman.

“Met this great champion @FloydMayweather yesterday. Wished us good luck for the World Cup. Class act #TMT,” Mensah posted on his Twitter page.

The Black Stars are preparing in Miami for the World Cup which begins on Thursday.

Mayweather Jnr beat Marcos Maidana to win the WBA Welterweight title and also retained his WBC and The Ring Welterweight titles.


This article has 6 comment(s), give your comment
  • Murtala says:
    June 09, 2014 05:01 pm
    But this is not a boost.
  • Spirit says:
    June 09, 2014 02:44 pm
    Just love to see these two combine in central defence, They need to keep this off the pitch rapport to help create great team chemistry when they are on the pitch just like Essien and muntary. Wonderful piece of news.
  • Benito says:
    June 09, 2014 03:53 pm
    Good feeling for these guys!!!
  • selfmade says:
    June 09, 2014 02:18 pm
    This is a really news outta here! TBE,the best ever! Floyd, the smartest defensive boxer of all times! Great, great news for these two fellas and they should take this inspiration to do wonderful for Ghana in brazil! U see TBE is all about business and Jonathan and boye should be all about money and business in Brazil! How I wish the whole bs has meet this GREAT BUSINESS MAN CUM BOXER! TBE FOR LIFE! Boxing just like football is all about defensive esp if u want to be a WINNER and no athelete epitomize that than the one and only TECHNICAL BOXER OF ALL TIMES!
  • OGYA says:
    June 09, 2014 02:22 pm
    Damn, May-weather is a midget
  • Boro says:
    June 09, 2014 02:05 pm
    Both players looks like giants but him in the ring is a pack of dynamite.