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Christopher Opoku: FootyGhana founder laid to rest

Christopher Nana Yaw Opoku was laid to rest at his hometown, Domeabra in the Asante-Akyem North District of the Ashanti Region on Saturday.

The renowned broadcaster died on May 10 at the age of 42 at the St. Mark’s Hospital in Harrow, London after battling illness.

Led by Rt. Rev. Prof. Osei Safo Kantanka, a memorial service which formed part of pre-burial rites was observed at the poolside Park of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in the morning before he was taken for internment.

It was a solemn event characterized by tears and sobs from family, friends, colleagues and sympathizers who gathered from across the country.

The Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah, a large group of journalists – from Citi FM, GTV, Metro TV, the Multimedia Group, pfaG, SWAG, Kwese TV and the Kumasi Sports Journalists Association were among the hundreds who made time to bid farewell to their beloved icon.

The late Christopher Opoku was the initiator of footy-Ghana.com and worked with a number of Radio and TV stations in the country.

Christopher Opoku is survived by his wife Vivian and three lovely daughters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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