Ex Black Stars Goalie Emmanuel Anue Kofie aka ‘The Black Cat’
Ex Black Stars Goalie Emmanuel Anue Kofie aka ‘The Black Cat’

Emmanuel Anue Kofie, a former Black Stars, Great Olympics and Kumasi Asante Kotoko goalie is reported to have kicked the bucket on Saturday, May 2, 2020, after battling with an illness in the USA.

Meanwhile, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has through a communique extended its condolence to former Black Stars goalkeeper.

The Ghana FA says it is deeply saddened as they send their thoughts and prayers to the family of Emmanuel Anue Kofie.

GFA communique on the goalkeeper’s passing below:

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) wishes to express its deepest condolences to the family of late Ghana goalkeeper Emmanuel Anue Kofie

The GFA received with shock news of the demise of the former Asante Kotoko and Accra Great Olympics goalkeeper.

The former National Academicals player was a household name during his playing days and his legacy in Ghana football will forever be written in gold.

Nicknamed the ‘Black Cat’ during his days with Asante Kotoko, Kofie was reported dead on Saturday after battling illness.

He kept the posts for the Black Stars between 1966 and 1969, played for the National Academicals team, Accra Great Olympics, and later Asante Kotoko before moving to New York Cosmos in the USA.

The thoughts and prayers of the GFA and the entire football fraternity are with his family at this time. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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