Sports News of Friday, 14 July 2017
Sports broadcast journalist Christopher Opoku will be buried at his hometown, Domiabra in the Ashanti Region at tomorrow, after the burial service in the Poolside of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
The final funeral rites and family gathering will continue at the Poolside, immediately after the burial.
Opoku died last May in the United Kingdom, following a difficult battle with cancer and his body was flown in from the UK last Wednesday to begin the final journey home.
He was a known face in the Ghana sporting landscape, having worked with several radio and television stations.
He also worked as the Administrative Manager for the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) during the earlier part of Alhaji Ali Raji’s regime, before setting up his own sports website, footy-ghana.com
Crhistopher Columbus, as he was nicknamed, is survived by his wife, Vivian, and three children.