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Father of Ghana defender John Boye dies

Published on: 08 November 2012

Father of Ghana defender John Boye has died after battling a short illness, understands.

The news comes just two days after Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan also suffered a loss with the death of his mother.

Information filtering in are very scanty but Boye’s father is said to have failed to recover from a short unspecified illness.

This brings to three the number of Ghana internationals who have lost either their father or their mother this year.

Midfielder Anthony Annan was the first to suffer the loss following the death of his mother during the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

Boye who plays for French club Stade Rennes is currently a key member of the Black Stars team expected to conquer Africa at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.


  • Mr.Boii says:
    November 08, 2012 02:34 pm
    May God have mercy on Ghanaians!
  • Mr.Boii says:
    November 08, 2012 02:35 pm
    why all of a sudden all these bad news?! i pray God will take care of us
  • junior mafia says:
    November 08, 2012 02:56 pm
    Wey yawa b dis..boye take am easi bro. Jah is in control
  • Dr Who says:
    November 08, 2012 03:11 pm
    May God lift these death saga over our heads in Jesus condolences to u Boye!
  • martin says:
    November 08, 2012 03:30 pm
    May he rest in perfect peace, have my condolence Sowee
  • Chu says:
    November 08, 2012 03:41 pm
    what's going on? Gyan, then you. I know this the last. Gog comfort you and help the others cause we need all the physcologic boost to rock Afcon
  • kuukuphily says:
    November 08, 2012 03:55 pm
    My sympathy boye.
  • tiger says:
    November 08, 2012 03:58 pm
    may her soul rest in perfect peace
  • slyke says:
    November 08, 2012 04:20 pm
    what abt Emmanuel Clottey.Is he not a member of the black stars who also lost his mother this year?
  • BX, NYC says:
    November 08, 2012 04:35 pm
    Damn, another one in the same month? Shocking.. Condolences to your family Mr. Boye. May he rest in peace and God be with you. #2ndROCKOFDEFENSE
  • nat says:
    November 09, 2012 08:48 am
    may ur soul rest in peace father
  • Abdul Gafaru says:
    November 10, 2012 04:57 pm
    Boey my deepest condolence to u
  • normanchikono says:
    August 31, 2015 02:22 pm
    rest in peace defender father