Former Ghana international Junior Agogo dies, aged 40
Junior Agogo played 27 times for Ghana during his international career, scoring 12 goals. He enjoyed spells in England with Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest.
Former Ghana international Junior Agogo has died, aged 40. Agogo played 27 times for his country and scored 12 goals – including three during the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations, where the Black Stars secured a third-placed finish.
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His former clubs include Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest, both of whom have tweeted to pay their respects to Agogo. FIFA said its thoughts are with the forward's friends and family.
Rest in peace, Junior ❤️— Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) August 22, 2019
#NFFC are saddened to learn that former striker Junior Agogo has passed away.
The thoughts of everyone at the club are with Junior’s family and friends at this sad time. pic.twitter.com/0t8wlpnEW1
Sheffield Wednesday are saddened to learn of the passing of our former player Junior Agogo.— Sheffield Wednesday (@swfc) August 22, 2019
Our thoughts are with Junior's family and friends at this very difficult time. RIP pic.twitter.com/4AHHSuPw8M
A well-travelled player, whose career took in stints in Scotland, Egypt, the United States and Cyprus, Agogo suffered a stroke in 2015 and told a BBC documentary that he suffered from subsequent struggles with his speech.
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