John Paintsil buries mom with Appiah, Gyan, Agya Koo, other stars (photos)

John Paintsil buries mom with Appiah, Gyan, Agya Koo, other stars (photos)

- John Paintsil's mother, Juliana Diaba, has been laid to rest

- The burial and funeral rites were held on September 4-6

- The funeral was well-attended by some prominent Ghanaians

- Madam Diaba passed away on April 21, 2020

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Former Black Stars defender, John Paintsil, has laid the mortal remains of his late mother, Juliana Diaba, to rest, after a grand funeral.

The funeral of the former Fulham defender's mother was held in Tema from Friday, September 4, 2020, to September 6, 2020.

As previously reported by, Madam Diaba passed away on April, 21,, 2020, at the Nyaho Medical Centre in Accra.

John Paintsil buries mom with Appiah, Gyan, Agya Koo, other stars (photos)
Photo source: Instagram/Adjoa Broni
Source: Instagram

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Being the mother of a prominent person, her funeral was always going to attract a number of stars and it did.

Photos from the funeral sighted by show a number of prominent Ghanaians were joined Paintsil to mourn his mother.

Among those who attended the funeral were former Black Stars captains Stephen Appiah and Asamoah.

Other football stars included Laryea Kingston, Jerry Akaminko, former BlackStars coach Akwasi Appiah, Black Meteors coach Ibrahim Tanko, Yussif Chibsah, Godwin Attram, among others.

Apart from the football stars, there other prominent people like Agya Koo, Hassan Ayariga, Kwaisey Pee, and Nathaniel Attoh.

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The photos were shared by John Paintsil's wife, Adjoa Broni, while expressing their appreciation to the stars for their support.

Madam Diaba attained the age of 63 years before her passing. She left behind Paintsil and six other children and 15 grandchildren.

The funeral of Paintsil's mother comes a little over one month after the footballer's wife celebrated her birthday.

As earlier reported by, John Paintsil organised a surprise birthday party for Adjoa Broni.

The former Fulham defender organised a lovely surprise birthday party for Brone to have fun with family and friends.

Just like his mother's funeral, Paintsil's party for his wife turned out to be a star-studded event with many prominent people in attendance.

Photos from the party sighted by showed Stephen Appiah, Laryea Kingston, and Stonebwoy were present.

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