Former Ghanaian striker Junior Agogo dies in London after a long battle with stroke


Former Black Stars striker Junior Agogo has been reported dead at the age of 40.

According to GhanaWeb, the former Zamalek FC striker passed on in England at a hospital on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

The Ghanaian footballer was first hospitalized in 2015 after suffering stroke which debilitated him. In April 2019, the striker revealed that he could no longer write with his right hand.

Agogo who featured for Ghana at the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations made 27 appearances for his country and scored 12 goals. The 40-year-old also played for the likes of Nottingham Forest, Zamalek, Sheffield Wednesday, Queens Park Ranger and Chicago Fire among other clubs.