The Ghana Football Association have sent their condolences to the family of former Ghana goalkeeper Emmanuel Anui Kofie, who died on Saturday at the age of 79.
Kofie was goalkeeper of the Black Stars between 1966 to 1969.
Below is the FA’s tribute message:
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) wishes to express its deepest condolences to the family of late Ghana goalkeeper Emmanuel Anui Kofie.
The GFA received with shock news of the demise of the former Asante Kotoko and Accra Great Olympics goalkeeper.
The former National Academicals player was a household name during his playing days and his legacy in Ghana football will forever be written in gold.
Nicknamed the ‘Black Cat’ during his days with Asante Kotoko, Kofie was reported dead on Saturday after battling illness.
He kept the posts for the Black Stars between 1966 and 1969, played for the National Academicals team, Accra Great Olympics and later Asante Kotoko before moving to New York Cosmos in the USA.
The thoughts and prayers of the GFA and the entire football fraternity are with his family at this time. May his soul rest in perfect peace.