Sinn Féin Councillor Sandra Duffy has congratulated Derry man Connor Coyle on becoming the new NBA Intercontinental Middleweight Champion after defeating Danny Pastranain in Florida last night.
Sandra Duffy who is also the secretary of St Joseph’s ABC based in the Galliagh area of the city said
“This is a great achievement by Connor on the world stage.
“Connor is an inspiration to many young boxers in Derry and across Ireland.
“Boxing is a big sport in this city and many people work away behind the scenes to provide a positive outlet for our young people.