Junior Agogo goes home today

The funeral service of the former Black Stars player Manuel ‘Junior’ Agogo is today, September 20, 2019, in London.

The 40-year old is set to be cremated at a private ceremony at St. Mark’s Church, 114 Hamilton Terrace, London NW8 9UT. There will be a private reception late afternoon at the Palm Hotel, a poster of the event said.

The bulky forward passed away at the age of 40 in London on Thursday, August 22 after suffering from a stroke in 2015 and had to battle public stigma during his recovery.

Prior to his death, the former Sheffield Wednesday and Bristol Rovers attacker went into the fitness training business in England.

He began his career with Sheffield United, playing three games between 1997 and 2000.

He went on to score over 100 career goals after featuring for Bristol Rovers, Nottingham Forest, Oldham Athletic, Chester City, Lincoln City, Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, San Jose Earthquakes and Queens Park Ranger.

He also played for Barnet, Zamalek SC, Apollon Limassol, and Hibernian.

Agogo enjoyed a cult following during his 27-game stint with the Black Stars of Ghana scoring 12 goals.

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