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Coach E.k Afranie has been laid to rest

Published on: 26 February 2017
E K Afranie

Veteran Ghanaian coach Emmanuel Afranie’s funeral took place on Saturday, February 25, afternoon almost two months after his death.

The ceremony was well attended by football fanatics, top personalities - including President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi, GHALCA Chairman Kudjoe Fianoo as well as sympathizers.

The celebrated Ghanaian Coach pass on in a car accident on his way to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital where he was being transferred to receive further treatment from an ailment.

EK Afranie is best remembered for his contribution in Youth Football and also the huge role he played in the Black Stars team.

He led the Ghana U20 team (Black Satellites) to win silver at the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina.

He also coached some local Clubs such as Asante Kotoko, BA United and Okwawu United.

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