- A young Ghanaian footballer, Edward Kwabena Gyekye, has marked his late mother's fourth anniversary in a special way
- The 17-year-old footballer from Atonsu in Kumasi, dedicated a goal he scored in a football match to his late mother
- Gyekye's goosebumps-raising post has erupted the emotions of many
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A young Ghanaian footballer, identified as Edward Kwabena Gyekye, has honoured his late mother in a special way, erupting the emotions of many on social media.
Gyekye, who hails from Atonsu, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, was marking the fourth anniversary of his mother's demise.
In a Twitter post, the 17-year-old footballer dedicated a goal to his deceased mother after netting one for his team.
Post on Twitter
Gyekye' post read:
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''Hello Guys I am Edward kwabena Gyekye, a boy from Atonsu and I am 17 years old who loves football.
''Today marks 4years since I lost my mom and I dedicate this goal to her,'' he said.
The goosebumps-raising post has evoked the emotions of many who sighted it on their Twitter feed.
Social media comments
''Your mom must be proud of you rn! Keep winning King!''
''RIP to his mom. But Wale of KNUST SCISA has a football age of 17. Thank you.''
''Rip to mommy, but you are not 17 bro.''
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