Sunyani: GFA top officials mourn late ex-Black Stars player(Photos)

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Top Ghanaian football officials and some ex-national stars were in Sunyani to commiserate with the family of late Black Stars legend Samuel Kwesi Owusu.

A high-powered Ghana Football Association delegation, led by Brong Ahafo Regional Chairman Ralph Gyambrah, Executive Council members Nana Sarfo Oduro and Kingsley Osei Bonsu, attended the burial service of the late national star at the Victoria Park in Sunyani.

GFA top officials attend funeral of late Kwasi Owusu

The legendary former Ghanaian footballer died on Monday, 30 March 2020 after battling illness.

He was 72.

He played and won silver in the 1970 Africa Cup of Nations in Sudan and captained Ghana for more than a decade.

He was captain of the Black Stars squad that finished second at the 1970 Africa Cup of Nations in Sudan and until 2013 was Ghana’s all-time top scorer, with 39 goals, a record currently surpassed by Asamoah Gyan.

At club level, he will be remembered for his days at Bofoakwa Tano FC. The former captain of the Black Stars was a prolific goal scorer.

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