Former Black Stars striker Raphael Dwamena laid to rest

The penultimate funeral rites for the late Raphael Dwamena took place at the Adjiriganor Astro Turf in Legon following the passing of the former Black Stars striker.

Dwamena passed away on November 11, 2023 aged 28 after suffering a cardiac arrest while playing for Albania league side Egnatia.

Prior to his demise, Dwamena battled a heart condition that forced him to collapse in a league game and had a defibrillator fixed into his heart.

Raphael Dwamena’s funeral attracted former Black Stars players Augustine Arhinful, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Ibrahim Tanko, Kwadwo Asamoah, Isaac Vorsah and Sulley Muntari.

Ghana Football Association President Kurt, General Secretary Prosper Harrison Addo and Executive Council Member Eugene Nobel were present to pay their last respect to the man who scored twice in nine appearances for the Black Stars.

GFA President said Raphael Dwamena’s demise was a “big loss” to Ghana.


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