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On Friday evening the football fraternity in the African continent was hit by a down a dark cloud when the sad news of the passing of renowned Ghanaian journalist, radio presenter and soccer analyst Cudjoe Amankwaa were announced.
Emerging reports have since surfaced that he was rushed by his wife to hospital earlier in the day after she could not wake him up. Cudjoe Amankwaa was later announced deceased upon arrival at the institution.
The award-winning journalist was known for his deep analysis of the game and his lost has since deemed as a huge blow to the football fraternity. The Ghanaian-South Africa based journalist had stints with the SABC and as a result followed South African football for a while.
In 2015 he made headlines after a slew of homophobic tweets emanated from his Twitter account. He would later feel the heat from the broadcaster and would apologise. According to Amankwaa he would state that his account was used by someone else and would take full responsibility for the incident.
Outside of his Illustrious career Cudjoe Amankwa was a husband and mostly a father. He was married to Ophelia Amankwaa. Their union was blessed with three children a son named Junior and daughters Annie-Marie and Rosemary. Before his passing he would regularly take to social media to share beautiful pictures of his family.
It was without a doubt that he was a family-oriented man. We take a look at more beautiful pictures of the late Cudjoe Amankwa and his family.
We would like to send our deepest condolences to the family of the late Cudjoe Amankwaa.
Source: Opera news