- Former Kotoko defender, Godfred Yeboah has died
- The legendary left back passed on after a short illness
- He played for the Porcupine Warriors between 2001 to 2009
Former Kumasi Asante Kotoko left back, Godfred Yeboah, famously known as Tv3, has passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, August 3, 2021 in Sunyani.
Godfred Yeboah died at the age of 41 after a short illness.
His former club, Asante Kotoko, confirmed the passing of the defender in a tweet on their official handle.
"We're saddened to hear of the passing of Godfred Yeboah who represented us from 2001 to 2009. His passion for the club was undeniable and he will be missed. We send our condolences to his family, friends and everyone who cherished him," wrote the club.
The death of the player has sent shockwaves across the country with fans of the player and the club reacting to the sad news.
"News In : Former Asante Kotoko defender Godfred Yeboah TV3 has been confirmed dead after a short illness," wrote the supporters union of the club.
The Professional Footballer Association of Ghana were saddened by the news, sending their condolences to the family of the player.
"The PFAG mourns the death of ex-Asante Kotoko defender Godfred Yeboah who died after a short illness. Our thoughts are with the family & the entire Kotoko fraternity at large. We stand on behalf of all our professional footballers in wishing eternal rest for Yeboah," wrote the PFAG.
Yeboah played for Asante Kotoko between 2001 and to 2009, and was a member of the team that reached the final of the CAF Confederation Cup in 2004.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that, Chief Executive Officer of Asante Kotoko, Nana Yaw Amponsah, believes the club was successful in the just ended season despite ending the campaign without a trophy.
According to the young football administrator, the club had to play under extremely difficult conditions, which includes playing all their home games away from the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.
In an interview with Oyerepa FM, he said he will consider the season as a success after finishing the league in second place and getting eliminated in the last eight of the FA Cup.
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