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Soccer News of Monday, 24 October 2016


Fifa President mourns Osam Duodu

Former Balack Stars coach, Fred Osam Duodo Former Balack Stars coach, Fred Osam Duodo

In a letter addressed to the President of the GFA, expressed his personal condolences and on behalf of the international football community to the family of the late coach.

Below is the letter published unedited.

In memory of Fred Osam Duodu

Dear President,

Please accept my deepest condolences on hearing that former national team coach and FIFA instructor Fred Osam Duodu has passed away. He was Ghana's coach at the 2002 African Cup of Nations and won the silver medal at the 1993 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

On behalf of the members of the international football community, I should be grateful if you could extend our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.

We hope that in some way, our words of support may help bring a little bit of peace and solace in this time of sadness.

Yours faithfully.


Gianni Infantino