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Christopher Opoku’s funeral (Photos)

The burial service and final funeral rites of the late sports journalist, Christopher Opoku was held at the poolside of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) on Saturday, July 15.

He was laid to rest at his hometown, Domiabra in the Ashanti Region.

Opoku died last May in the United Kingdom, following a difficult battle with cancer and his body was flown in from the UK last Wednesday to begin the final journey home.

He was a known face in the Ghana sporting landscape, having worked with several radio and television stations.

He also worked as the Administrative Manager for the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) during the earlier part of Alhaji Ali Raji’s regime, before setting up his own sports website, footy-ghana.com

Christopher Columbus, as he was nicknamed, is survived by his wife, Vivian, and three children.

Some colleagues of Chris Opoku at the funeral. From left, Veronica Commey, Nana Agyemang and Delali Atiase.

Source: Dan Kwasi Prince // www.dailyviewgh.com / Ghana

Writer’s email dailyviewgh@gmail.com

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