Deputy Executive Mayor Cllr Princess Faku joined Last Born Promotions in a send off prayer and media workout held in preparation of Zolani "Last Born" Tete world title fight in London.

Tete will be taking on Englishman Jason Cunningham in an IBF International and Commonwealth junior featherweight title bouts in a Queensberry Promotions event at Ovo Arena in London on 02 July 2022.

The fight against Cunningham will mark Tete's return to Frank Warren's fold since his stunning knockout loss to Filipino Johnriel Casimero in 2019.

Speaking at the event, Deputy Mayor said: "As    Buffalo    City    Metro    we    are    100%     behind    Zolani    Tete    to    go     and    win     the    IBF    
International     and    Commonwealth    Junior    Featherweight    Title. In     this     fight,    Zolani    will be    carrying     the    flag    of    South    Africa    with    him to     represent    our country and we know he will make us proud. "

Deputy Mayor added that the City made it a point that it supports the champion by offering him a sponsorship to    ensure    that    all his needs are taken care off.  

She also    committed in making sure that the City supports     the    development    of    sport    in     Buffalo City    Metro:"To     us,    sport    unites     people,    it    brings     us    joy    and    entertainment,    but    it    also    brings     us    
development,    job    creation,    and    it    helps     us    fight    against    drug    abuse    and    poor    lifestyle    choices,"  she said.

The send off prayer was held on Thursday, 23 June 2022 at Mdantsane City Mall.