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Sports News of Saturday, 21 April 2018


Former Kotoko defender Kwaku Duah passes on

The late Asante Kotoko defender Kwaku Duah The late Asante Kotoko defender Kwaku Duah

Ghana football in general and Asante Kotoko, in particular, have been greeted with yet another sad news following the death of former Asante Kotoko defender Kwaku Duah.

The Kumasi-based footballer started his career with Asante Kotoko from 1999 when he was a student of Kumasi High School.

Kwaku Duah, famously known as Cashbola died in Ejisu near Kumasi when he had paid his mother a visit on Friday.

According to family sources, Kwaku Duah was not sick but fell down while he was eating with his wife in his mother’s house.

“He was not sick. We were with him just on Thursday. He visited his mother in Ejisu where he is putting up a building for the family.

"While he was eating with the wife, he suddenly fell from his chair and was rushed to the hospital and was later reported dead,” a family source narrated to

Even though the cause of his death is not known yet, it is believed the former Kotoko player might have died from cardiac arrest or pressure.

He was in his early 40s.