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Kotoko saddened by Berekum Arsenal owner Alhaji Yakubu Moro's death

Published on: 16 October 2020

Asante Kotoko say they are saddened by the death of Berekum Arsenal owner Alhaji Yakubu Moro. 

The popular football administrator was confirmed dead on Friday after a short illness.

"We are saddened by the news of the painful demise of Alhaji Yakubu Moro. Alhaji until his demise was the President of Berekum Arsenal FC and an iconic figure in Ghana Football. Sir, May Allah grant you rest and everlasting peace," Kotoko wrote on their Twitter.


Under Alhaji Moro, Berekum Arsenal earned promotion to the Ghana Premier League in 2000 and stayed on until 2013 where they got relegated.

In 2006, the Berekum club qualified for the CAF Confederation Cup but were eliminated in the second round by Angolan giants Petro Atletico.

They had eliminated Congolese side Diables Noirs in the first round of the competition.

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