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Sports News of Sunday, 29 March 2020


Former Ghana and Asante Kotoko striker Opoku Afriyie is dead

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Former Ghana International Opoku Afriyie, popularly known as Beyie ’Wizard’ is dead at age 75.

GHANASocernet understands the former Black Star Team Manager passed away on Sunday, 29 March, 2020 in Kumasi.

Details of his death remain unknown.

He was a member of the squad that won the 1978 African Cup of Nations making Ghana the first team to win it thrice.

He scored the two goals in the final of that tournament.

He also played in the 1980 African Cup of Nations where Ghana failed to defend the title.

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