🇬🇭💔 Opoku Afriyie passes away | Futaa.com Zambia
🇬🇭💔 Opoku Afriyie passes away

🇬🇭💔 Opoku Afriyie passes away

Very sad news out of Kumasi says that former Ghanaian footballer Opoku Afriyie has passed away aged 75.

The legendary striker died on Sunday from unconfirmed causes. Affectionately known as “Beyie”, Afriyie won AFCON 1978 and was the Ghana Premier League’s golden boot winner in 1979 and 1981.

Afriyie was also Asante Kotoko's Team Manager in 2003 as well the Black Stars’ Welfare & Team Manager.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) passed it condolences to the Afriyie family this morning. "The GFA was deeply saddened to hear of the death of former Asante Kotoko,  Hearts Of Oak and Black Stars player & Team Manager Opoku Afriyie. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the ex- national hero in this very difficult time."