Sports News of Friday, 22 June 2012

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GFA Executive member Owusu Ansah passes away

Ghana Football Association Executive Committee member, Emmanuel Owusu Ansah is dead.

Owusu Ansah, who was the Vice Chairman of the Ghana Football Association during Ben Koufie’s tenure as chairman, died this morning at the Korle Bu teaching hospital in Accra, after a short illness.

Owusu Ansah was once the Ashanti Regional Minister and he has once served on the Board of Directors of Premier League champions Asante Kotoko. Until his death at 5am this morning, he was the Member of Parliament for Kwabre West in the Ashanti Region

Owusu Ansah’s passing follows the deaths of GFA Vice President Jordan Anagblah and Division One League Board Vice Chairman Nana Ntiri Dankyi, with all three events occurring in the last five months. extends its deepest condolences to the GFA and Owusu Ansah’s family.