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Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan involved in tragic boat accident, musician friend Castro feared dead

Published on: 06 July 2014
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan survives boat accident

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan is involved in a boat accident which according to reports has claimed the life of his musician friend, Castro in a sad event that occurred on Sunday in Ada.

The Black Stars captain was taking his friends numbering about 30 out on a usual boat cruise in Ada when the accident occurred on Sunday afternoon.

Gyan usually rents out a yacht to accommodate close family members and friends whenever he is in town for holidays.

GHANAsoccernet.com is however reliably informed that the said yacht was unavailable this time around as it had been sent out for repairs.

The group therefore resorted to using ski boats this term.

A leading Ghanaian musician Reggie Rockstone revealed that his frantic calls ton Castro were not answered.

"My fones blowing up bout Castro and I pray this is not true pple! Called him but no pick!," Rockstone tweeted in response to the several calls he has received over rumours of Castro's death.

Castro, an iconic Ghanaian hiplife musician and a close friend of Asamoah Gyan was said to have taken one of the boats out on a cruise on the Volta Lake alongside an unnamed female friend while the others continued with their relaxation at shore.

Hours later, the ski boat was said to have been found without both Castro and his female friend.

A mounted search which has lasted hours now is yet to yield any positive results.

Subsequent reports claim the dead body of Castro who has recorded hit songs with Asamoah Gyan in recent years has been found.

That of the unnamed female friend however remains at large.

More to follow....Keep refreshing this page for the latest on this fast developing story....

Comments

  • Eric says:
    July 07, 2014 05:59 pm
    Our Leaders should be accountable in all circumstances.They need to humble and respectful as they report to the public. Kwesi GFA president shd also learn this.
  • Rastaman says:
    July 06, 2014 04:06 pm
    Oh, My goodness! What a misfortune? I hope the rest survived as well. We will remain calm for the follow up news.
  • fredooooo says:
    July 06, 2014 06:13 pm
    Pls can someone tell me it's not true?
  • julius addae says:
    July 06, 2014 04:34 pm
    ma hrt.i dont dis.i pray he survives.tears r feeling ma eyes
  • donkor yalengma says:
    July 06, 2014 04:44 pm
    oh god, why gyan.and my friend castro?
  • selfmade says:
    July 06, 2014 04:57 pm
    Is not a boat crash! Castro and his girlfriend has been drowned!
  • KGB says:
    July 06, 2014 05:06 pm
    We PRAY God Save them. Their lives are precious.
  • Sarah says:
    July 06, 2014 05:08 pm
    Castro is not dead...i pray so cuz i can't even eat. Oh God have mercy on us
  • becky presh says:
    July 06, 2014 05:26 pm
    Mehn wat a misfortune dunno wats happening to celebrities check out the case in nigeria too..may God save them
  • charity says:
    July 06, 2014 05:39 pm
    Oh no this can't be true
  • Fred says:
    July 06, 2014 05:40 pm
    Castro is not dead. publicity stunt.
  • Jerry Mork says:
    July 06, 2014 05:41 pm
    ~~~!!!(*)Rest In Perfect Peace Our Beloved Friend Castro~~~!!!!!(*)
  • Qoamey says:
    July 06, 2014 05:44 pm
    Castro is dead n we all have to pray we don't fall victims
  • David says:
    July 06, 2014 05:45 pm
    God don't let thus rumor be true
  • fan says:
    July 06, 2014 05:46 pm
    selfmade did you drown them? stop saying crap lets wait for the follow up news i pray is not true if it is then celebrities needs to find God before is too late
  • Omar salim says:
    July 06, 2014 05:52 pm
    Misfortune comes at anythime....W
  • mickzola @ sassuolo-modena italy says:
    July 06, 2014 05:53 pm
    til body found death shouldn't be said please.
  • Benard says:
    July 06, 2014 05:54 pm
    We're all the life jackets??? Oh my God. This is just another joke I am sure
  • PCK Technologies says:
    July 06, 2014 06:00 pm
    It's really a sad news as GH's finest artist Castro. But We pray he survives this misfortune.
  • King Trusty says:
    July 06, 2014 06:03 pm
    Oh my gudness,why castro.God help and forgive us. I don't understand someone should said it is not true
  • Patrick essoun junior says:
    July 06, 2014 04:06 pm
    God is in control ,believe him
  • The truth says:
    July 06, 2014 04:12 pm
    No life jackets? Hope they survived
  • Nii Bi says:
    July 06, 2014 04:22 pm
    Black Stars' goalkeeper, Adam Kwarasey has described goalkeepers' trainer Nassam Yakubu as lacking the requisite quality to propel the team. Kwarasey could be considering his international career three years after opting to star for the Black Stars unless the technical direction of the team is changed. The goalkeeper told GNA Sports that one does not need to be an astronaut to know Nassam is poor quality. "Honestly, the goalkeepers' trainer is not good enough. He is not good enough to be in charge of the national team. This is my personal view. Every time I come to the national team feeling great but I leave feeling bad; every time. “And it is....you do not have to be an astronaut to see that this is not a quality goalkeepers' trainer. I am not saying this because I did not play, but each time we have had to be in camp for over a week, you get back home feeling worse. Kwarasey explained “The man has no plan, his techniques are outmoded and there is no clear structure to his training methods. His idea of training is to get us diving around all day. I never had this problem with the previous trainer. And let’s be clear; a big team like Ghana deserves to have good technical staff with knowledge and understanding of the game. “People who can communicate with the players properly. The goalkeepers trainer never exchanged a single word with me after I was dropped, not even how do you feel. It is not about whether I play or not, the idea is that you talk to your keepers to let them know where they can improve when you drop them. "It is about team work, development and building the confidence of your players, not just making decisions without any clear reasons. Of course it is my responsibility to stay in shape, but it is also the responsibility of the trainer to get the best out of me. "We can have the best analysts in the world working with the team, but if the technical team in charge do not know what they are doing, the information they supply is useless." The goalkeeper, 26, cast a doubt about his future with the team, insisting "It will not bother me if I do not get called up again. To be honest, if I get called again and it is the same technical team, like if the goalkeepers trainer is in charge, I will not go because I do not have time to restart myself each time I go to the national team and come back. Something is obviously wrong. "I want to play and give 100% every time I step onto the pitch, but with the current technical team, the preparation does not enable you to reach your full potential. "I am not sure I will be in Morocco If I am called up. I cannot say for sure but my mind and my head are telling me no. My heart really wants me to succeed with Ghana, but every time I feel some non-football related holds us back." Clarifying the issue of indiscipline in the team that influenced the expulsion of Sulley Muntari from camp, he said "I do not support violence of any form; none at all. I do not support Muntari's attack on the management committee member." Explaining further, he said that "I do not think we will have had a lot of issues in camp if everything happened like it was supposed to be. From the beginning of the journey, everyday there was a new problem... Flights, hotels; just too many things that we as players did not have to worry about." On his time in Brazil where he made his debut at the World Cup, he said " I cannot complain about the atmosphere, the stadium, and the experience to play. It was a huge experience to play against the USA. "The pride that comes with playing for your country is always huge. Such a big shame that we could not go as far as we wanted despite all the massive support from the government and the people of Ghana who deserved better." Kwarasey said of the quality in the team. "We have a lot of quality in the team and time after time we keep showing that we have what it takes to even beat the top teams. Against Germany we proved that. But it is always the basic things that get in our way." The goalkeeper has over 20 caps for the Black Stars since earning a call-up in 2011.
  • kwabena opoku says:
    July 06, 2014 07:04 pm
    if is true den it must be a lesson 2 us. when we swimm without life jacket.
  • shirlie says:
    July 06, 2014 07:14 pm
    This is really sad news to hear. I pray the search ends up with positive results that Castro and the lady have been found.
  • Frankie boy says:
    July 06, 2014 07:39 pm
    WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY,I SUSPECT THERE IS A Foul play..REST IN PEACE BRO
  • Castro Dead? Ghana Singer AKA Theophilus Tagoe Reportedly Dies in ... - Ghanapedia says:
    July 06, 2014 06:59 pm
    […] GhanaSoccer.net reported that Gyan usually takes a yacht out with friends and family members, which included Castro. However, the yacht wasn’t available and instead, they took out jet skis. […]
  • Araba says:
    July 06, 2014 06:45 pm
    Speechless!
  • Charles Quansah says:
    July 06, 2014 06:48 pm
    I will not believe it and till I have see it the dead body of Castro before I will believe it
  • Lidia says:
    July 06, 2014 06:53 pm
    I can't believe this
  • choirbaby says:
    July 06, 2014 06:54 pm
    Alas, why good men die early?
  • Shocker! Rumour causes panic as Ghanaian musician Castro is feared dead! | Lobatan Africa says:
    July 06, 2014 06:59 pm
    […] GhanaSoccer.net reported that Gyan usually takes a yacht out with friends and family members, which included Castro. However, the yacht wasn’t available and instead, they took out jet skis. […]
  • A concerned citizen says:
    July 06, 2014 06:53 pm
    Big mistake...Why didn't you guys go to Church on Sunday instead????
  • sanni says:
    July 06, 2014 06:06 pm
    REST IN PERFECT PEACE MY CASTRO
  • GODWIN ATSU says:
    July 06, 2014 06:12 pm
    I PRAY HE CAN BE REVIVED IF IT IS TRUE HE HAS BEEN FOUND, OH WHY THIS TIME? THEY SHOULD HAVE BE IN A HOME OF SOME LESS PRIVILEGED AND ORGANIZE THE PARTY THAN AT THE RIVER SIDE. GOD HAVE MERCY..........
  • jeff says:
    July 07, 2014 05:46 pm
    Yes my Brother the so called lady take away our Castro to another world RIP castro
  • Ayama Kwame Nkrumah says:
    July 08, 2014 05:54 pm
    I AM DOOMED MAY THE GOOD LORD BRING THEM BACK 2 LIFE
  • stella oforiwaa says:
    July 06, 2014 07:50 pm
    Hmmm, God hv mercy . What is he going to tell his maker . Eeeeeeiiiiiii.
  • mallam says:
    July 06, 2014 07:56 pm
    All die be die
  • Agudey says:
    July 06, 2014 08:14 pm
    Pls Gyan come out and tell Ghanaians what happen. Cos I know this is not true.Before some one else lost his or her life cos of this news.
  • maryam says:
    July 06, 2014 08:36 pm
    Pls God save dem
  • jillo says:
    July 06, 2014 08:46 pm
    I pray Castro comes alive...cuz this is not true
  • jillo says:
    July 06, 2014 08:49 pm
    I pray nothing happens to dem
  • Benny says:
    July 06, 2014 08:50 pm
    GSN and unprofessionalism ,Gyan was not with him.Fabrication galore.
  • sir eddy says:
    July 06, 2014 08:52 pm
    is he married...if yes....wer ws his wife....
  • Bomber says:
    July 06, 2014 08:54 pm
    The Headline of this story does not make any sense. You media guys needs to make your checks before misinforming the general public.
  • fene says:
    July 06, 2014 09:08 pm
    Oh castro i jst hop dz isnt tru
  • Edna Adjei says:
    July 06, 2014 09:22 pm
    Oooh my God this can't be true
  • alaji one says:
    July 06, 2014 09:24 pm
    oh bros may your soul rest in peace
  • emma says:
    July 06, 2014 09:26 pm
    Did those at the recreation center including Castro,A.Djan and friends wearing life jacket? And if not why?bcos its the. Responsibility for the recreational center/guards,assistances, etc to provided all people that. Get close to the river a life gear. Or life jacket,,no matter if u know how. To swim or not
  • nia gloden says:
    July 06, 2014 09:28 pm
    ooh no i can't belive this castro dead. that cannot be true i pray that they can find him and his girlfrend alive
  • justice anane says:
    July 06, 2014 09:29 pm
    Ooo GOD PLS 4GIV AS ND TACK AS BACK TO THE 20TH CENTURIS WHERE PEPOL GRUW UP TO 1000YEARS PLS SO WE CAN BY PASS TEMTATION IT U BELIEVE SAY A BIG AMEN. OOOO
  • nia gloden says:
    July 06, 2014 09:33 pm
    oooh no god have mercy on ghana ooooo what is happing, castro is not dead, i pray and hope castro and girlfriend can be found alive. Asahmoah God is in controll
  • nia gloden says:
    July 06, 2014 09:35 pm
    Ghana guys love fun oooooooooo stop and go to church on sunday ????????????????? and save money for ur country.
  • Supzeel(Nigeria) 294F0DC1 says:
    July 06, 2014 09:41 pm
    What A Loss, Hope They Survive"" Castro Why Why? Why These Happeninq To Celebrities? Same Thinq Here In Nigeria!
  • maamle says:
    July 06, 2014 09:58 pm
    Hmmmm....Jst so unfortunate.... Rest in peace Castro
  • maamle says:
    July 06, 2014 10:01 pm
    I thnk this is the most painful celebrity death ......."his voice" in the Adonai song with sarkodie.......still sounds as tho he is still leaving
  • RITA MENSAH says:
    July 06, 2014 10:02 pm
    Oh my God, how I pray he will be alive...., God pls listen to his songs and breath on him... Pls God, can't control my tears
  • RITA MENSAH says:
    July 06, 2014 10:06 pm
    He always mention God's name in most of his songs....God!!!!, pls listen to the cry of we your children and save our brother Castro
  • Franca says:
    July 06, 2014 10:07 pm
    This can't be why
  • innocent says:
    July 06, 2014 10:15 pm
    Oh at least go to church on Sunday their money can't save them only God knowns why
  • luna d bitboy says:
    July 06, 2014 10:30 pm
    the lady has taken him away ... what is the x x of wearing the life jacket ... the lady is a mamaid ....... because I believe that she has taken him away people castro will be found. but the girl will never be found ....... tomorrow been monday castro dead body will be found at the side of the sea or river ..... that's the end of his history castro is gone the lady took him away. I dreamed of this who am I to tell him I tried following on twitter .. u search for his managments on google still all no good rest in peace castro
  • elvis says:
    July 06, 2014 10:38 pm
    RIP Soldier! **underfire #
  • Nature says:
    July 06, 2014 10:39 pm
    hmmmm,.i dnt want to blive wat i am hearing...... i pray dat wat i am hearing is not true but rather a rumour... but if its true den Rest in de bossom of Abraham
  • Enyonam says:
    July 06, 2014 10:42 pm
    I hope it's not true dey shld ve gone to church God I pray u shld save dem
  • zara says:
    July 06, 2014 10:56 pm
    Please say this isn't true
  • elementino says:
    July 06, 2014 11:00 pm
    oh! shit.may his soul rest in peace.
  • Rita says:
    July 06, 2014 11:28 pm
    Bro I hope its never true that u a gone because if its true hmmmmmmmmmmm
  • Stanley-Psalm says:
    July 06, 2014 11:37 pm
    When you are young follow the desire of Heart. But note that God will bring you to judgement, remember God in your young age for a night is coming so commit all your ways into the hands of God and he shall direct your path Bro Thio rest in peace, is a sad saying when I should be telling seek God for in him we live and have our being.
  • joycee says:
    July 07, 2014 12:10 am
    sure she took him away my dear
  • Charles virus says:
    July 07, 2014 12:18 am
    This is not true dat Castro is dead
  • Edward asamoah says:
    July 07, 2014 12:40 am
    Pl i wat to knw is true or rummour
  • Oboo Emma says:
    July 07, 2014 01:05 am
    Repent,,, NOW! today it's Castro,tomorrow might be you or me anyway my condolences to both families and I pray the bodies are found in no time. Need more updates soonest
  • joel says:
    July 07, 2014 01:25 am
    I don't really believe till I see due real coupes
  • joel says:
    July 07, 2014 01:26 am
    I don't really believe till I see de real coupes
  • Mimi says:
    July 07, 2014 03:57 am
    The lady is a marine spirit and has succeeded killing my bro😭
  • Kennetta says:
    July 07, 2014 04:28 am
    So people that go to church don't die? You people like scare people with the church issue. What suppose to happen will always happen no matter you do.
  • Kennetta says:
    July 07, 2014 04:33 am
    At concerned citizen: don't scare people with issue. What should had happen happened.
  • halogen ambitious says:
    July 07, 2014 06:42 am
    Dis is unbelievable. I pray dat they shd b found survived.
  • jacob lamptey says:
    July 07, 2014 06:43 am
    Is time to have a sober reflection over life and what has just happened life is not all about money fun and fame it is about Jehovah God and our relationship with him
  • kerekou says:
    July 07, 2014 07:12 am
    im Speechless!
  • Asare Bediako says:
    July 07, 2014 08:20 am
    UNEXPECTED GOD BE WITH YOU
  • rossy babby says:
    July 07, 2014 09:30 am
    hmmm.dis shud also b a lesson.married men b faithfull to ur wives...ladies stp chasing ppls husband sake of money.money cnt save any life...oh...hmmm.de lady looks wierd..n i wonder...hmmmmm.i cnt judge
  • DON says:
    July 07, 2014 11:10 am
    CASTRO, RIP. now your money who go enjoy? Please celebrities, one is not saying you shouldn't enjoy, but seek God first. At least a church on that day could have save them. God save our souls.
  • korkor faustina says:
    July 07, 2014 11:16 am
    infact am very shock about castro death. i pray to God that he will have mercy on him where ever he is now. And dis goes to the rest of the stars in Ghana they should open there eyes very wide and vigilanat.I wish all Ghanians Damirefa Due!! WHAT A SHOCK
  • ishmael says:
    July 07, 2014 02:24 pm
    I said castro is alive. Castro bring out new release( Me iwu biom). Long live U castro in Jesus name. Castro under fire, Atanfo wo ye kwa
  • Razak says:
    July 07, 2014 02:35 pm
    let the Lord,do his work...
  • Lil wayne (k nkansah) says:
    July 07, 2014 02:49 pm
    Ooooh castro. Sorrrri We will by all means meet there....
  • Sir Tomaa says:
    July 07, 2014 03:57 pm
    This is nt tru dat Castro is dead unless e body is found b4 I will belive ghanaians should wait and pray our God is able
  • ngochi forteh says:
    July 07, 2014 08:33 pm
    Ohh CASTRO we gonna fucking miss you, but it's a meal we all gonna eat
  • Philly says:
    July 08, 2014 01:26 am
    I jst don't want to believe dis rumors i have a very strong believe that castro will be found alive but not dead
  • elvisco says:
    July 08, 2014 06:38 am
    oh castro may your soul rest in peace
  • ANIM ENOCH says:
    July 08, 2014 11:48 am
    CASTRO IS NOT DEAD BECAUSE IF HE IS DEAD HE WILL COME OUT. SO DONT WORRY THAT CASTRO IS DEAD. BUT HE IS WITH THE WOMAN HE SENT (MAMME WATER)
  • ANIM ENOCH says:
    July 08, 2014 12:00 pm
    CASTRO IS MY FRIEND I DID NOT PLAY WITH HIM BUT WHEN HE IS GOING TO ADA HE DON'T CALL ME SO MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE CASTRO UNDER FIRE BUT NOW UNDER WATER. THIS SHOULD A LESSON TO EVERYBODY IN GHANA AND OTHERS WHO HEARD ABOUT IT. LET GOD REVAIL HIM
  • ANIM ENOCH says:
    July 08, 2014 12:03 pm
    CASTRO IS MY FRIEND I DID NOT PLAY WITH HIM BUT WHEN HE IS GOING TO ADA HE DON'T CALL ME SO MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE CASTRO UNDER FIRE BUT NOW UNDER WATER. THIS SHOULD A LESSON TO EVERYBODY IN GHANA AND OTHERS WHO HEARD ABOUT IT. LET GOD REVAIL HIM
  • ANIM ENOCH says:
    July 08, 2014 12:17 pm
    NEXT TIME MONEY SHOULD NOT BE FOOLING YOU TO MUCH OK ADA RIVER IS NOT OTHERS RIVER ADA RIVER IS NOT A SWIMMING POLE CASTRO NEXT TIME USED TIGO
  • ANIM ENOCH says:
    July 08, 2014 12:21 pm
    GOD LET HIM COME OUT
  • emmanuel abdallah says:
    July 08, 2014 12:22 pm
    God knows Castro is not dead and He will surelly bring them back.
  • ANIM ENOCH says:
    July 08, 2014 12:28 pm
    DO NOT BE SCARED HE WILL BE FOUND ALIVE IN THE RIVER. (HE IS UNDER THE RIVER WITH THE MAME WATERS GIVING HIM SONG TO COME AND COMPOSE.
  • ANIM ENOCH says:
    July 08, 2014 12:43 pm
    HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA MU MU MU MU MU MU MU MU MU YOU THINK ADA IS COMMON NOUN HO HO HO HO HO HO HO HO HO LET ME LE YOU IS A PROPER NOUN OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO PROPER NOUN CASTRO NEXT TIME USE MTN
  • Florince Tawiah says:
    July 08, 2014 02:05 pm
    I don't believe this
  • stephen dwimoh says:
    July 08, 2014 02:05 pm
    Anim Enoch u a jelouse fool he did not call so u happy,wut wud u hv done if he did cud u stop him from drowning madafucker.did u even know him.liar sia
  • tintin says:
    July 09, 2014 04:55 am
    That is what happens if u dable in fetishism and you don`t follow the rules.the gods always win in the end.hiplfe guys die young. highlife men live long. why? All those who use fetishism to prosper beware!
  • tintin says:
    July 09, 2014 05:15 am
    The truth of the matter will come out someday. Asamoah must go see the juju man who predicted this thing immediately,if Castro has fullfilled his promise to the jujuman,, this will not have happened. How come the empty jet ski had no ignition key in it? Who took the key out? Maame water? the girl? themselves? or the key just vanished. There is more to this matter.This matter is more spiritual than physical.If that man should return alive, it will be a wonder. It is possible though for dwarfs to snatch someone and return him later.The jujuman who predicted this 2weeks ago says he is dead and the body is with maame water.
  • bart plange godson says:
    July 09, 2014 09:17 pm
    Is four(4) days now and no sign of oir b loved bro/sis. God r dey alive or died pls god u r de only person who can answer dis
  • Dzukey Cosmos says:
    July 10, 2014 01:55 pm
    Castro's Death Cannot Be Explained And To Me,it all seems like a dream.But we should keep on Praying that he may be found.If actually he is dead,then may his soul rest in perfect peace.sorry for all loved one's especially Asamoah Gyan and families.
  • ras fuzzy says:
    July 17, 2014 05:07 pm
    Why is everybndy is looking for castro not the girl. Cartro and the jane are dead.world second Tupac.castro u go follow tonga see oh man.