Soccer News of Tuesday, 13 November 2012
Hundreds of sympathizers and members of the football fraternity today thronged the Gbawe residence of Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan to mark the one-week celebration of his late mother, Madam Cecilia Mensah Gyan.
Madama Cecilia Love passed away last week Tuesday at the Ridge hospital after she was involved in a fatal accident in Accra.
Conspicuously missing at the ceremony were Gyans Black Stars team mates who are on International duty in Lisbon, Portugal to play a friendly with Cape Verde tomorrow.
GFA Vice-President Fred Crentsil who represented the Football Association in the absence of President Kwasi Nyantakyi led a delegation that included the Chairman of the Premier League Board Welbeck Abra-Appiah, Executive committee members Moses Armah of Medeama SC, Fred Pappoe, and Lawyer Kwaku Ayiah to pay their respect.
Gyan was in the company of his two brothers Baffour and Opoku as well as their father Mr Gyan.
The final burial rites will takes place at the St Benedicts Methodist Church at Gbawe a suburb of Accra on the 6th of April 2013.