Ex-Ghana striker Junior Agogo is dead
Former Ghana international Junior Agogo has been reported dead in London.
He died at age 40.
Agogo could be remembered by most Ghanaians for his sterling performance for Ghana at the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.
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Junior Manuel Agogo, a Ghanaian footballer, played as a striker for many clubs, spending most of his playing career in England, with additional spells in the USA, Egypt, Cyprus and Scotland.His longest spell was at Bristol Rovers (2003–06), where he made 140 appearances before moving to Nottingham Forest. Agogo played on the Ghana between 2006 and 2009.
His three goals in the final stages of the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations helped Ghana to a third-place finish, adding to the three club honours he earned during his career. Agogo scored a total of 143 goals during his professional football career. After retiring, he opened his own small group and personal fitness training business.