Ghanaian footballer dies in Zambia

Ghanaian footballer dies in Zambia

Reports reaching YEN.com.gh has it that a Ghanaian footballer has been confirmed dead in Zambia.

According to a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Zambianfootballnews.com, the deceased, Justice Selasi Oko was in the country for trails with Zambian Division 1 side Kabwe Youth Soccer Academy.

But during one of his training sessions with the team, he collapsed and later died.

Ghanaian footballer dies in Zambia

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During his first meeting with journalists in Kabwe, Katanga said: “We recorded the death of unnatural cause on 31st December 2018, where one Justice Salasi Oko, a footballer of Ghanaian nationality, came to Kabwe Youth Soccer Academy for trials but as he was running with the team he collapsed. He was rushed to Mahatma Gandhi and later referred to Kabwe Central Hospital where he died."

He disclosed that Oko was brought by Frank Simunji, a football agent and that his father in Ghana had been notified, adding that formalities were being made at their embassy on how the funeral will proceed.

In other news, a young female sports journalist Nana Sarpongmaa Damoah has been confirmed dead.

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Before her death she was working with Accra-based Vision 1 FM.

The deceased had previously worked with La-based television station, ZTV.

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