The date for the final funeral rites of ex-Ghana predator finisher Junior Manuel Agogo has been announced.
The late former Zamalek SC forward would be buried on September 20, 2019, his family announced.
Dailymailgh.com can exclusively reveal that Agogo’s funeral rites would be held at the St. Mark’s Church in London at 2pm and would be cremated followed by reception on same day.
The news of Agogo’s death shocked the footballing world as he was then recovering from two years battle with stroke.
Agogo was born in Ghana but spent most of his childhood in the UK playing for the likes of Nottingham Forest, Bristol Rovers, Chesterfield FC among many others.
The former Zamalek attacker then moved back to Ghana during his years in secondary school days before moving back to the UK
He began his youth career at Sheffield Wednesday in 1995, moving up to the senior squad in 1997.
He played for 15 different clubs over his fifteen years in professional football , before retiring from football in 2012.
The ex-Ghana target man spent most of his playing career in England, with additional spells in the USA, Egypt ,Cyprus and Scotland.
Agogo’s longest spell was at Bristol Rovers where he spent 3 years playing for the club from 2003–06 where he made 140 appearances before moving to Nottingham Forest .
Agogo featured for the Ghana senior National Team from 2006 to 2009.
The 40 years old predator finisher became the ladies man and drew a lot of Ghanaian women to the stadium scoring three goals in the final stages of the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations and helped Ghana to a third-place finish, adding to the three club honours he earned during his career.
Agogo scored a total of 125 goals during his professional football career.
By Delrand Nii Ansah Mensah Whyte, Daily Mail GH