Ex-Ghana striker Junior Agogo is dead

22 Août, 2019, 15:52 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • Ghana striker Junior Agogo dies at age 40

A few months ago, Junior Agogo revealed that he could no longer use his right hand as a result of the awful stroke he had suffered.

Ex-Ghana striker and 2008 Africa Cup of Nations poster boy Junior Agogo is reported dead at age 40, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.

Featuring in a BBC documentary "Speechless", Agogo opened up on his battle to regain his speech after suffering from the ailment and further revealed that he was no longer in touch with his former global teammates since he suffered the stroke. Junior Agogo sarcastically asks while conducting the interview.

The Black Stars striker died on Thursday in London.

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Richard Kingston indicated that the former striker was always in his thoughts and prayers and urged him to fight on.

Agogo suffered a stroke when he was just 35 years old in 2015.

He revealed shortly after the incident that he was unable to read or write on his official social media channels, which left him "lacking confidence" and socially isolated due to his slurred speach.

The output earned him a move to Bristol Rovers where he spent the next three years clocking up more than 100 appearances, netting 41 times in the process before signing for Nottingham Forest on an undisclosed fee.

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