Juvenile Footballers Who Died In Offinso Accident Laid To Rest

Funeral for juvenile footballers who died in the Offinso accident on September 19, 2020 (image via Twitter/Achee78)

Four of the eight juvenile footballers who died in the fatal road accident have buried.

The other four who are Muslims were buried a few days after the accident in line with Islamic customs.

The cost of the funeral has been taken care of by government.

The eight footballers died after their team, Africa Vision Soccer Academy was involved in an accident on September 19, 2020, while returning from a colts division registration.

The team was travelling back to Offinso after a registration exercise at Afrancho in Kumasi when the bus carrying players and officials landed in the Offinso River.

The news shocked Ghanaians especially the football community.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CAF boss Ahmad Ahmad sent their condolences.

The GFA President Kurt Okraku led the Executive Council to sympathise with the families and also donate their monthly allowance to them.

Meanwhile, former Black Stars attacker Kevin-Prince Boateng has pledged to support the victims.

See Also:

Ghana Premier League Clubs Mourn The Death Of Six Juvenile Footballers

Sports Ministry Commiserates With Families Of Footballers Who Died In Accident At Offinso

source: joysports

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