Former National Team Goalkeeper burial slated for Sunday 29th September

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Former goalkeeper of the national beach soccer team, Francis Agbekey will be laid to rest in his hometown Adzidzo, keta on Sunday the 29th of September.

Francis who was the first choice goalie for three-time beach soccer league champions Sunset Sports Keta in two of their three title winning campaigns (2012/13 and 2013/14) passed away on Saturday 10th August 2019 after battling with sickness.

Francis Agbekey (2nd from right) on national assignment

The shot-stoppper subsequently earned a call up to the National Beach Soccer team the Black Sharks becoming a member of the first ever national team that participated in the country’s debut international tournament in El Jadida, Morocco in 2013.

His performances earned him more caps with the national team in subsequent tournaments including the 2014 Copa Lagos tournament in Nigeria and the Power Horse African Trophy in Durban South Africa in 2015.

The GBSA has met with the family of the late goalkeeper and have confirmed that a delegation will be sent to pay final respect to the fallen hero.

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