CAF President sends condolences following deaths of 6 colts footballers


President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr Ahmad Ahmad, has expressed his condolences on the demise of six young footballers in Ghana.


In a letter addressed to the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Okraku, CAF President Ahmad Ahmad said: “I am shocked and saddened to learn of the deaths of six young sons of our great Football family who died following a car accident on Saturday.”

“I hasten to extend to you, on behalf of all the members of the CAF Executive Committee, the sincerest condolences and I wish a speedy recovery to the injured,” the CAF President stated in the letter which was sent on Sunday 20th September 2020.


Mr Ahmad also extended condolences to families of the deceased and assured them that the African football fraternity shares in their pain. “I ask you to convey to the family of the deceased and their loved ones these condolences and the mark of our great respect for what they offer the game.”

“I know that this cruel loss has brought immense sorrow and I would like you to know that African Football fraternity shares in this pain. May God bless these gentle souls and grant them mercy with my friendly and saddened feelings,” he said.

by Leroy Hawkson|


Hi, I am Leroy Hawkson, an up and coming sports journalist with over 4 years of experience in media working for the likes of University of Ghana-based Radio Univers (where I served as the Head of Production and Host of the station's sports show "Sports Express"), the National Media Commission (NMC) and ClassFM.
I am also a writer and researcher for GTV Sports+ show "Beyond the Pitch," producer of popular Ghana Facebook Live boxing show "KBOXtv Live" and Head of Sports of Talks Africa Media.
I am is passionate about the lesser-known or less financed sports in Ghana and would love to show Ghanaians the beauty of these sports to help develop them into powerhouses in the country and the world.


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