Johannesburg (South Africa) – A memorial service for EFC AFRICA athlete Booto Guylain was held in Rosettenville, Johannesburg today.
Family, friends and fellow athletes gathered to pay their respects to a man loved and respected by all who knew him. Special tribute was made by members of his training team who put on a sparring display in his honour.
Tomorrow Guylain’s body is to be transported to the country of his birth, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where a funeral service and burial will take place.
Guylain passed away six days after receiving injuries in his February 27 bout at EFC AFRICA 27.
EFC AFRICA 28, taking place on March 27, is to be held in his honour.