AGOSU commiserates with Awuley Quaye’s family

The executives of Accra Great Olympics Supporters Union (AGOSU) on Tuesday called on the family of the late former Black Stars and the club’s captain, Emmanuel Awuley Quaye, to extend the union’s heartfelt condolences at his residence at Dansoman.

The late footballer, popularly known as Awuley Quaye Senior, captained the Black Stars to win the African Nations Cup (AFCON) in 1978 and was also a pivot in his club’s success in the 1970s.

He passed away on March 25.

The union was represented by its Chairman, Joseph OdarteyBoye (Uncle Joe Boye), Liaison Officer, Eric Niikwei Kotey (Kintona), and James Brocke (Kookailey).

MrBoye described the veteran footballer as a hero who left an indelible mark on the sport, adding that “his demise is a big blow to Ghana football.”

The family, represented by the son Awuley Quaye Jnr, who also played for the club and the national U-17 team, the Black Starlets, and other members thanked the supporters for mourning with the family.

Awuley Quaye Jnr assured that the family was working around the clock to organise a befitting burial for the Ghanaian football legend.

The union presented 50 packs of bottled water to support the family in the organisation of the funeral.

The celebrated defender was a legend for Great Olympics, playing a pivotal role in the team’s domestic successes during the 1970s.

Awuley Quaye Snr with Great Olympics won the Premier League in 1974, the FA Cup in 1975, Super Champions Cup in 1976 and the Guinness Gala Cup in 1977.

He also crowned that by captaining the Black Stars to win the original AFCON trophy for keeps in 1978.


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