Ghanaian amateur football star, Emmanuel Harrison, has been confirmed dead in Italy.
Harrison was confirmed dead on Monday, March 30, 2020, after he was hospitalized for 10 days.
A report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Italian portal Oglio Po indicated that Harrison passed away on Monday after being hospitalised for 10 days at the Oglio Po Hospital in Vicomoscano, a town in the northern Italian region of Lombardia.
Oglio Po News reported that the Ghanaian played for some amateur teams, including Maffei, where he led the attack.
Aside from being a footballer, the news portal reported that he also operated a forklift at a local factory, EmiliaNa Parati.
“Emmanuel worked at the Emiliana Parati in Vicomoscano and had made himself well-liked by everyone, colleagues in the factory, and dressing room companions.”
“His physique, as well as his undoubted skills of a striker, helped him,” the report said.
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Harrison had plans of moving to London where his wife and three children live but had been constrained by paperwork.
Harrison is the third Ghanaian in Italy, and the fifth Ghanaian abroad to have died from the coronavirus disease.
But later reports suggested that Harrison did not die of Coronavirus infection.
Meanwhile, Pape Diouf, former Marseille president has passed on due to complications from Coronavirus.
The 68-year-old has been under watch in his native home in Senegal after showing various symptoms of COVID-19.
He eventually died when his family were about to take him from Dakar to France for further treatment.
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