Ghana's finest football historian James Oyedeji dies at age 63

Published on: 06 April 2016
Ghana's finest football historian James Oyedeji dies at age 63
James Oyedeji

Celebrated Ghanaian football historian James Oyedeji is dead after battling a short illness, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.

His death occurred at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra on Monday 04 Apri.

Oyedeji, who will turn 64 in June, was rushed to the hospital last month after suffering mild stroke.

The former Mighty Jets administrative manager is a household name in Ghana with his rich knowledge of football and other sports.

He is hugely regarded as football repository in the West African country with an enviable historical record.

Oyedeji held a MSc. Economics degree.

Comments

  • Cecilia Alegbeleye
    says: 2 years ago
    Thanks, all Ghanaian's for appreciating the hard work of JAMES OYEBODE OYEDEJI. A GEM. MAN OF PEACE. BODE LOVES PEOPLE. Begging you guys in Ghana to bid JAMES OYEBODE OYEDEJI with a farewell song AMAZIGRACE SONG the day they will laid him to REST on 16th April, 2016. MAY. HIS. SOUL. REST. IN. PEACE