A former Black Stars of Ghana player Junior Agogo has died on Thursday in London.
Agogo, 40, was a former player for Nottingham Forest and Sheffield Wednesday in England and has been down with stroke since 2015.
He had retired from football in 2013 and was part of the Ghana team that featured at the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) in a statement described the demise of the footballer as saddening.
“The Ghana Football Association is saddened by the news of the sudden demise of ex-Ghana star Junior Agogo,” the GFA said.
“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 struck 12 times in 27 international games for Ghana between 2006 and 2009.