YAW BAWUAH, THE FORMER ASANTE KOTOKO CHAIRMAN, HAS DIED

YAW BAWUAH, THE FORMER ASANTE KOTOKO CHAIRMAN, HAS DIED

www.athleticshour.com | Kumasi Asante Kotoko | Yaw Bawuah | Ghana Premier League | Confederation of African Football | CAF Champions League | Egypt | Al Ahly | 1983 |

According to TV3 Sports, former chairman Yaw Bawuah died on Friday at the age of 82, bringing awful news to the Asante Kotoko brotherhood.

According to the article, the renowned sports administrator died after a brief illness.

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After the reigns of Simms Kofi Mensah, who lost to Al Ahly in the Champions League final in 1982, late Otumfour Opoku Ware handed Asante Kotoko over to Yaw Bawuah to govern as Chairman in the 1980s.

After leading the team to their second Champions League trophy in 1983, after defeating Egyptian giants Al Ahly, he made an indelible stamp on the club’s history books.

In the 1980s, he put up a team that featured Opoku Nti, Papa Arko, Joseph Carr, and Kwasi Appiah.

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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