15 Interesting Facts About Junior Agogo You Probably Never Knew

We are so heartbroken over the news of Junior Agogo’s death.

See Also: Former Black Stars Striker Junior Agogo Has Reportedly Passed Away

Junior Agogo was one of the biggest football players in Ghana years ago. Ghanaians will always remember him for that goal he scored in the AFCON2008 match with Nigeria!

For the longest time, during that match Junior Agogo was everyone’s golden boy and yeah the ladies…we all loved him!!!

Here are some more facts about Junior Agogo

His full name was Manuel Agogo

He was born on 1 August 1979 in Accra

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He has 10 siblings

He attended Ridge Church School for a while before moving with his family to the UK

He came back to Ghana and went to St Augustine’s College

He used to be a very good dancer and represented Augusco in dancing competitions


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He played as a striker for the football clubs, Nottingham Forest in England and Zamalek in the Egypt

He played for fifteen different clubs over the fifteen years.

He scored a total of 143 goals throughout his whole football career

His three goals in the final stages of the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations helped Ghana win third place in the AFCON

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Agogo scored 12 goals in 27 games for the Black Stars

He had hoped to open a restaurant after he retires

He retired from Football in 2014 and started a personal fitness training program

He suffered a stroke in 2015 which had him unable to use his right hand

See Also: Video: Junior Agogo Talks About His Illness For The First Time

His last Instagram post was a week ago and was of his dog

May he Rest In Peace

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