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29.05.2005 Football News

Salifu Ansah lives for eternal rest

By GNA

Takoradi, May 29, -GNA- The body of Isaac Ansah, alias Salifu Ansah, one time ace goalkeeper of the national football team, the Black Stars was laid to rest at the Takoradi cemetery after burial service at the Takoradi PWD park on Saturday.

The late Ansah died at the age of 45 on April 19 this year at the Takoradi hospital after a short illness. He left behind five children. He began his career at the tender age of 10 when he played for Young Wise, a colts team and due to his brilliant goalkeeping, he latter played for eight teams including the Black Stars.

The late Ansah also featured prominently for Sekondi Eleven Wise, Hasaacas, Asante Kotoko, Accra Hearts of Oak and a first division side in Cameroon where he played alongside the Legendary Roger Miller. Until his death, Salifu Ansah was a goalkeeper trainer of Accra Hearts of Oak.

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