Africa Soccer Ghanaian Seasoned Journalist Coudjoe Amankwaa Died In Johannesburg

Mr Coudjoe Amankwaa died of cardiac arrest at a Johannesburg Hospital on Friday, 23 July 2021.

Ghanaian-born Coudjoe started working for the Sowetan in 1994 upon arrival from Swaziland where he had been working since 1992. He then joined Citizen newspaper before becoming a household name as an SABC sports analyst.

Seasoned journalist Coudjoe Amankwaa passes on |

This is one of the saddest days in the history of sports journalism. Coudjoe was one of the most amiable journalists around and had earned his stripes both as a print and broadcast journalist.” Said SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan.

I leant of his passing on with disbelief. Life can be cruel.”

The industry has been robbed of a honest individual and one journalist who called a spade a spade. We are all poorer without Coudjoe.” added Dr Jordaan.

The late Coudjoe Amankwaa is survived by his wife Ophelia and three children, a boy and two girls – Amankwaa Junior (18), Anna-Marie (12) and Rosemary (7).

Funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course.

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