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29.03.2020 Football News

Former Ghana And Asante Kotoko Striker Opoku Afriyie Is Dead

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Former Ghana And Asante Kotoko Striker Opoku Afriyie Is Dead
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Former Black Stars and Asante Kotoko striker, Opoku Afriyie, popularly known as Beyie ’Wizard’ is dead at age 75.

Report says he passed away on Sunday, 29 March, 2020 in Kumasi.

Details of his death remain unknown.
The former Black Stars management member was a member of the squad that won the 1978 African Cup of Nations making Ghana the first team to win it thrice.

Afriyie scored the two goals in the final of that tournament.

He also played in the 1980 African Cup of Nations where Ghana failed to defend the title.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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