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Sports News of Monday, 28 January 2019


Former Ghana FA top official A. A Lawal dead

Eastern Region FA Boss Alhaji A.A Lawal has passed on after a short illness.

Alhaji A.A Lawal was pronounced dead on Monday at the Nsawam General Hospital in the Eastern Region.

The affable football administrator has been sick for weeks now and his death will be a major blow to Ghana Football having served as President of the Eastern Regional Football for almost eight years.

“Yes, it’s true. He was pronounced dead after we got to the hospital. We took him earlier to a nearby clinic and was referred to the Nsawam Government Hospital," a close member of the family told

“He fell sick on Thursday but the sickness subsided after some medication. But this morning it got serious and by the time we got to the hospital, he was pronounced dead,” he narrated.