Sports News of Thursday, 27 October 2016
Legendary Ghanaian coach Emmanuel Kwasi (EK) Afranie is ill at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after suffering a stroke.
The former Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko coach was rushed to the Stroke Unit of the hospital earlier this week after he was struck by the illness.
A source close to the family revealed that Afranie suffered a mild stroke and is on the mend.
Afranie was due to be honoured this Friday for his meritorious services to the nation by the Dan-deVan Group of Companies.
He is credited with qualifying four different Ghanaian national teams to the World Cup – the Black Starlets in 1991, 1997 and 1999 when he qualified the women’s national team, the Black Queens to the World Cup and in 2001 when he took Ghana’s U-20 men’s to the final in Argentina.