Former Black Stars striker Raphael Dwamena laid to rest

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The final funeral rites of the late Raphael Dwamena took place at the Adjiriganor Astro Turf in Legon, following the sudden passing of the former Black Stars striker.

Dwamena passed away on November 11, 2023, aged 28, after suffering a cardiac arrest while playing for the Albanian league side Egnatia.

Before his sudden demise, Dwamena battled a heart condition that forced him to collapse in a league game and had a defibrillator fixed into his heart.

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Raphael Dwamena’s funeral attracted former Black Stars players Augustine Arhinful, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Ibrahim Tanko, Kwadwo Asamoah, Isaac Vorsah, and Sulley Muntari.

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Ghana Football Association President Kurt, General Secretary Prosper Harrison Addo, and Executive Council Member Eugene Nobel were present to pay their last respects to the man who scored twice in nine appearances for the Black Stars.

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After getting his Black Stars career off with a brace against Ethiopia, Dwamena’s medical condition prevented him from maximizing his immense talent.

The GFA President said Raphael Dwamena’s demise is a “big loss” to Ghana.

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