Ghana defender Tariq Lamptey loses ‘Guardian’ sister Basira

Published on: 21 April 2024

Brighton and Ghana star Tariq Lamptey is mourning the death of his sister Basira, can exclusively report.

Basira, believed to be in her late 40s, passed away in Accra on Saturday night.

She was buried on Sunday afternoon according to Islamic traditions and the funeral rites were officiated by the national Chief Imam.

Basira was pivotal in Tariq’s career and the mastermind of his nationality switch.

She also managed the Tariq Lamptey Foundation.

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