Junior Agogo was planning to visit Ghana at the end of August 2019 - Stephen Appiah

Junior Agogo was planning to visit Ghana at the end of August 2019 - Stephen Appiah

- Stephen Appiah says Agogo told him he would be visiting Ghana at the end of August

- Unfortunately, that visit never saw the light of the day as Agogo died on August 22 before the end of the month

- Appiah said he was shocked of the news and had to call Agogo’s brother to confirm the death because he did not want to believe the news

- Perhaps, Agogo wanted to come to Ghana and be with his friends but sadly died before his plans could be put in action

The former Captain of the Black Stars, Stephen Appiah, has revealed the last conversation he had with Agogo just a week before his death.

Appiah, reportedly speaking in an interview with Asempa FM, said Agogo had told him that he was planning to visit Ghana at the end of August.

According to him, they were both preparing for his coming when he heard the shocking news that Agogo had died.

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A distraught Appiah said he did not want to believe the news, and so, he called Agogo’s brother only for the news to be confirmed.

Speaking on the fondest memories he has about Agogo, Appiah said he recalls when they went to a club in Labone, Accra, after the CAN 2008, and Agogo was loved by everyone.

He said Agogo’s presence caused awe in the club and everyone wanted to see him.

As lively as he was, the late football star related well with everyone there, earning him more admiration.


Appiah further revealed that he affectionately called Agogo “Manu Manu” because his friends in Italy called him “Emmanuel Manu”

Though he did not play for long with the Black Stars, Appiah revealed that Agogo was much loved by the team mates because of his likeable personality.

READ ALSO: Down memory lane: Video of Agogo painfully narrating how his friends and team mates

Meanwhile, Michael Essien has been attacked for mourning Agogo and for his choice of words in doing so.

Agogo had eallier told the BBC in an interview that his friends including Michael Essien and Samuel Etoo no longer got in touch with him after he suffered stroke in 2015.

Also, Asamoah Gyan has reacted to Agogo's death, showing that he was in a state of shock.

READ ALSO: "Ride or die" - Agogo’s last speech just a week before his death breaks hearts

YEN.com.gh also published the last moments of Agogo showing how he suffered before his death.

We also published his detailed biography of the football legend right from his birth to death.

READ ALSO: Last emotional moments of Agogo in video that show he knew he would die soon

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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