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Former Ghana Striker Junior Agogo Dies At 40

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Former Ghanaian forward, Junior Agogo has died on Thursday in London at the age of 40 after battling with stroke.

Former Ghanaian forward, Junior Agogo has died on Thursday in London at the age of 40 after battling with stroke.

Africa News24 (AN24) understands Agogo suffered a stroke back in 2015 which left him incapacitated just two years after retiring from playing.

A statement on the player’s death by the Ghana Football Association reads: “The Ghana Football Association is saddened by news of the sudden demise of ex-Ghana star Junior Agogo. 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 scored 12 goals in 27 international caps for Ghana during the height of his career between 2006 and 2009.

 

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