Shagamu, a metropolis positioned in Ogun State, in south-western Nigeria is the ancestral village of WBA and IBF champion Joshua.
hundreds of Shagamu indigenous converge at an enormous viewing birthday celebration near his household home to watch one in every of their very own, Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday, April 29.
Shagamu, a metropolis situated in Ogun State, in south-western Nigeria is the ancestral village of Joshua who is now the WBA and IBF champion after beating veteran Ukrainian Klitschko in a global heavyweight title combat epic in entrance of ninety,000 individuals at Wembley.
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even supposing born in Watford, the boxer has a Nigerian mom Yeta and a British father of Nigerian and Irish descent.
Joshua may be very a lot related with his Nigerian roots and still bears the middle title, 'Oluwafemi’.
He was once referred to as 'Femi' by using his pals and former lecturers, as a result of his heart title 'Oluwafemi'.
In Shagamu, the youth affiliation organised a viewing party which used to be attended through hundreds.
in line with Kwese sports, Joshua’s uppercut which knocked out Klitschko within the eleventh round was once got with a very loud cheer from the group.
His big win used to be greeted with a lot of get together by means of the Shagamu indigenes who used to be cheering their son.
Joshua, 27 knocked out Klitschko thrice, within the fifth spherical and twice more within the crucial eleventh.