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Football Fraternity Mourns Coach E.K Afranie

Lovers of football in the country on Saturday mourned with the family of the late coach E.K Afranie in Kumasi.

Afranie’s final funeral rites was held at the Heroes Park at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi and later buried at Bonwire in the Ashanti Region.

Ghana Football Association delegation was led by the Association’s President, Kwesi Nyantakyi.

Coach Hene (KANTINKA), as he was affectionately called by a cross section of the football population was the fortunate Coach to have coached all the National teams in Ghana.

He was noted to have coached most clubs in Ghana with his initial Association with the then National Sports Council (National Sports Authority) – Notable are Hearts, Kotoko, RTU, Olympics,Zaytuna etc,

He will be remembered as having coached to qualify the Black Queens (1999), Satellites (1997-Argentina), and the Starlets (1991) FIFA World Cup in Italy.

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