Former Ghana Coach Fred Osam Doudu has passed on in Accra on Tuesday, SportsObama.com can report.
Osam, one of Ghana’s highly respected technical brains died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in the capital Accra.
President of the Ghana coaches Association and member of the GFA Technical Directorate, Sam Ardy confirmed the demise to
“Yes he died today (Tuesday) at 5:30pm and we will be visiting the family tomorrow”, Sam Ardy told SportsObama.com
“He (Osam Doudu) has been unwell for sometime now but we were notified by the family about his death this evening”, He added
Osam Doudu won the African Cup of Nations with Ghana in 1978 and also coached in several African countries, winning the 2005 U-17 African title with Gambia.
He won the 1993 African U-20 Cup of Nations and a silver medal at the 1993 FIFA World Youth Championship. He was also Ghana’s coach during the 2002 African Cup of Nations , held in Mali.
Mr Osam-Duodu, who has handled the Black Stars more than any of his compatriots (five times), was also a senior CAF Technocal Director and organised courses for coaches in several African countries
The 1978 African Cup winning coach was also a member of the British FA Coaches Association.
May his soul rest in peace