The Africa Students Football Union (ASFU) has expressesed its condolences over the passing of a Patron of the Union, Dr Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah, who served as the COO of the just concluded 13th Africa Games held in Ghana.

A statement signed by the ASFU Secretary, Femi Abioye sent to our correspondent on WhatsApp, Owusu-Ansah’s death was announced on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

Until his death, Dr. Owusu-Ansah contributed immensely to sports development on the continent and the world at large, leaving an indelible impact on the lives of Students-Athletes coupled with sports administration across Africa countries.

The Statement further reads, “ASFU’s President, Prof. Oluwaseun Omotayo, who was shocked at the news of the demise of Owusu-Ansah described the deceased as a pillar, saying his departure has left a great vacuum in sports management.”

He relished the deceased’s contribution and unwavering dedication to ASFU, saying the Union would miss the deceased.

“We will miss Dr. Owusu-Ansah, whose contribution to sports, knew no bounds. He was always ready to serve. He helped build the Union and was pivotal to the Union programmes. We will surely miss him,” he said.

Omotayo extended the Union’s condolences to all those affected by this loss, praying God grants them the fortitude to bear the loss.

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