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LEGENDARY FOOTBALLER C.K. GYAMFI DIES

WEDNESDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2015 

 

Gyamfi was the first African player to play in Germany, when he joined Fortuna Dusseldorf in 1960, and he also captained the Black Stars.

As a coach he won the Africa Cup of Nations three times with Ghana - in 1963, 1965 and 1982.

It made him the most successful African national team coach, unequalled until Egypt's Hassan Shehata also won a third Nations Cup title in 2010.

C.K Gyamfi, as he was popularly called passed away aged 86 on the 1st September 2015, the legend died at the Cocoa Clinic in Accra after a long-term illness. 

 

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