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Former Black Stars striker, Junior Agogo dies at age 40

According to a number of reports reaching us indicate that former Black Stars striker, Junior Agogo has passed on. he passed away in London on Thursday morning.

The Ghanaian striker suffered a stroke back in 2015 which left him debilitated just two years after retiring from playing.

The late Junior Agogo played for teams such as Nottingham Forest, Zamalek Sheffield Wednesday, Queens Park Ranger, Chicago Fire among other clubs before his demise.

Agent Saif Rubie tweeted:

“Just heard the news that one of my first clients ever Junior Agogo has passed away. Still can’t believe it. One of my proudest moments in football is seeing him smash the AFCON in Ghana.”

Agogo was a star of the national team and the poster boy of the 2008 African Cup of Nations hosted in Ghana.

The football fraternity would forever remember him for his immense contribution to Ghanaian football.

Rest in Peace Junior Agogo.