Former Black Stars Captain to be laid to rest on November 7
Former teammates and family members of the late Samuel Kwasi Owusu has met with Ghana Football Association to informed them of the final funeral rites of the late Black Stars forward.
According to the delegation which included Rev Osei Kofi, Dan Owusu, Paul Anhwere, Apostle Benjamin Boahene and Kwasi Owusu Jnr, the former national team captain will be buried on November 7 2020 at Victoria Park Area One in Sunyani.
Mr. Prosper Harrison Addo General Secretary of the GFA reiterated the sadness with which the Executive Council and the entire GFA received news of the demise of Kwasi Owusu also known as “Powerhouse”.
He indicated that the Executive Council delegated some of its members to represent the Association at the one-week celebration.
He stated that the Executive Committee and entire football family would be duly informed of the funeral arrangement and the GFA will prepare for it.
Former player Dan Owusu who was part of the delegation added that a ceremonial match would be organized a day before the burial and appealed to the GFA to support them with some logistics.
Kwasi Owusu, a former Ghana Captain, was the country’s leading international goal scorer with 36 goals until Asamoah Gyan recently took over the mantle.
He passed away on the 30th March 2020 after a short illness.