Ghana FA confirm death of ex-international Junior Agogo

Ghana FA confirm death of ex-international Junior Agogo

The Ghana Football Association, GFA, has confirmed the demise of former Ghana international, Junior Agogo, has died at the age of 40. The GFA revealed this through their official social media account on Thursday.

“The Ghana Football Association is saddened by the news of the sudden demise of ex-Ghana star Junior Agogo, ” part of their post read.

“On behalf of the Ghanaian football fraternity, we extend our sincere condolences to the family of our Black Star, Junior Agogo. May his soul Rest In Peace.”

Agogo was capped 27 times by Ghana, scoring 11 goals for the Black Stars. The late striker started his career at English side, Sheffield Wednesday, playing just two matches for the Owls.

On his return to England in 2002 following a stint in Major League Soccer in the US, Agogo Park Rangers before moving on to Brentford.

However, Agogo who was also in the payroll of former European champions, Nottingham Forest in 2006, made his name at Bristol Rovers, where he played for three seasons, scoring 40 goals.

He ended his footballing journey in the Scottish League at Hibernian in 2011.

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