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Legon Cities goalkeeper Sylvester Sackey is dead

By Vincent Ashitey
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Ghana Premier League side Legon Cities are currently in mourning following the death of their goalkeeper Sylvester Sackey.

The 26-year-old, who was the club’s first-choice goalkeeper throughout the 2022/23 campaign, died on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, after battling a short illness.

In an official statement, the club expressed their deep sorrow: "It is with a heavy heart that we sadly announce the passing of our goalkeeper, Sylvester Sackey.

“Sackey has been with us the last four seasons and was our first choice goalkeeper for a greater part of the last two seasons. His demise is a big blow to everyone associated with the club. Our hearts & thoughts are with the bereaved family at this very difficult time."

Meanwhile, Ghana Football Association has also extended their condolences to Legon Cities and the family of the deceased via social media.