Ex-Ghana striker Junior Agogo dies


Ex-Ghana striker Junior Agogo dies
Junior Agogo was capped 27 times by Ghana, scoring 12 goals. Photograph: Courtesy

In Summary

  • Former Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40
  • Agogo, who began his career at Sheffield Wednesday, played 27 times for his country and scored 12 goals

Former Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40.

Agogo, who began his career at Sheffield Wednesday, played 27 times for his country and scored 12 goals.

He finished his career at Hibernian in 2012 having also had spells in the United States, Cyprus and Egypt.

Agogo suffered a stroke in 2015 and struggled with his speech afterwards, saying in 2017 he felt anxious about his language.

Agogo was born in Accra but made his professional debut for Sheffield Wednesday during the 1998-99 season.

-Report by BBC Sport

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