Junior Agogo, performed 27 occasions for Ghana’s nationwide crew, scoring 11 objectives. In 2008 he scored the profitable aim as Ghana beat Nigeria within the quarterfinals of the Africa Cup of Nations, although the Black Stars had been then overwhelmed within the semifinals by Cameroon.
Nonetheless, within the match’s third place match Agogo additionally scored in Ghana’s Four-2 win over the Ivory Coast.
The striker’s profession was dominated by spells in England — notably with Nottingham Forest, Sheffield Wednesday and Bristol Rovers — however he additionally performed soccer in Cyprus, Scotland and the US.
Agogo reportedly suffered a stroke in 2015 and struggled together with his speech afterwards.
He started his profession at Sheffield Wednesday however solely made two Premier League appearances for the Owls.
Agogo went on to hitch and flourish at Bristol Rovers in 2003, the place he scored 41 objectives in 126 appearances.
His former golf equipment turned to social media to point out their respect.
Agogo joined Nottingham Forest in 2006 and rapidly received over the hearts of followers on the Metropolis Floor.
He performed a number one position within the membership’s 2007-2008 league marketing campaign, serving to Forest win promotion to the Championship — English soccer’s second tier — in accordance with one fan.
His partnership with “Nathan Tyson fired Forest again to the Championship in a few of the membership’s darkest days,” added Cunliffe.
Nottingham Forest mentioned their ideas had been with Junior’s family and friends at this “unhappy time.”