Boxer Tijan Kebbeh confident of victory against Bosnia's Dosenovic

Written by Lamin Saidy

Upcoming Gambian boxer, Tijan Kebbeh has declared his readiness ahead of his fight against Bosnia's Branislav Dosenovic in Germany on Saturday, 19th October.

The 35-year-old, who is poised to become an international star, said: "It's going to be a big fight, but I am sure I will win."

Born and brought up in The Gambia, Tijan started his boxing career in The Gambia and represented the country at many international competitions including the African Games and AIBA International in Italy. 

"After my fight in Italy, I moved to Norway where i joined l.f.Ornulf Boxing. I was with them for two years before joining Angered Boxing Club in Sweden."

According to him, it was in Sweden where he became a professional boxer.

“I had five professional fights, won 4 and lost 1."

Tijan's fight on Saturday against Dosenovic will take place in Coppenburg - a medium-sized town in Germany's second-largest state, Lower Saxony.