In the early hours of today, Thursday, former Ghana international and premier league player, Junior Manuel Agogo passed away in a London hospital. He was recovering from stroke before finally given up the ghost and we brought to you facts about him.
The old student of St. Augustine won the heart of many Ghanaians during his football days in the Ghana Black Stars as he was very instrumental in 2008 African Cup of Nations.
Well, WestAfrica24.com has gathered some facts you may not know about the well loved Junior Agogo as he was popularly called.
Facts about Junior Agogo.
1). He was born in August, 1979 and died in the same month of August, 2019.
2). He was out running with his pet dog when the stroke suddenly stroked him.
3). He had his secondary education at the St. Augustine College in the Central Region of Ghana.
4). He scored his first goal for Ghana during a friendly match with Australia. It was an equalizing goal.
5). He was part of a family of 11 siblings.
6). He never played football in high school but instead represented the school in dancing competitions.
7). He played for a total of 15 teams and scored 113 goals in 350 appearances.
8). For the 3 years he spent in Sheffield Wednesday, he only appeared twice and score no goals.
Sometime ago, Agogo was seen in a viral video dancing by a pool side and it got many saying his stroke has finally gone only for his death reports to emerge today, August 22. Indeed today is a sad day for Ghanaian football lovers
As at now, Agogo’s record on his love life is not known and no one can tell if he had a child or children but trust, WestAfrica24.com will ensure that it reveals the truth to its cherished readers.
To Junior Manuel Agogo we all say REST IN PEACE.