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Offinso crash: GFA officials visit families of deceased, injured footballers

Officials of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), made up of Executive Council member Frederick Acheampong; Ashanti Regional Football Association Chairman, Osei Tutu Agyemang; members of the Offinso District Football Association, officials of the clubs in the affected District, members of the Juvenile Football Association, have visited families of the deceased and injured young footballers in Saturday’s tragic accident on the Offinso road.

Offinso: 6 young footballers dead in accident - Graphic Online

The GFA delegation visited all the injured players of African Vision Academy at the various hospitals as well as the Team Manager and Coach of the team.

The team also commiserated with the families of the seven (7) footballers who lost their lives as a result of the accident.

According to the delegation’s preliminary report, a total of 34 members of the juvenile side (including 16 players on-loan from Sky Academy) were on board the vehicle that crashed into a river on Saturday.

Gory Accident: Six footballers perish, 30 others injured as vehicle enters  River Offin » GhBase•com™

Sadly, six of the young footballers died on the spot while one who was in a critical condition died at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi.

Ten of the victims were treated at the St. Patrick’s Hospital and have been discharged.

Six, who sustained various degrees of injuries are currently at the Namong SDA hospital with three at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.





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