Former Ghana international and ‘fan favorite’ Junior Agogo dies at 40

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(CNN) — A former international footballer for Ghana along with numerous British football clubs has died at age 40.
Junior Agogo, played 27 times for Ghana’s national team, scoring 11 goals. He also scored the winning goal as Ghana beat Nigeria in the quarterfinals of the Africa Cup of Nations, although the Black Stars were subsequently defeated in the semifinals by Cameroon.
However, in the third place game of the tournament Agogo scored on the Ivory Coast in Ghana’s 4-2 win.
The striker’s profession was dominated by charms in England by Nottingham Forest, Sheffield Wednesday and Bristol Rovers — but in addition, he played football in the US, Scotland and Cyprus.
Agogo and his speech suffered a stroke in 2015 and fought after.
He started his career but only made two Premier League appearances.
Agogo went on to combine and prosper at Bristol Rovers in 2003, at which he scored 41 goals.
His clubs turned to websites to demonstrate their respect.
Agogo combined Nottingham Forest at 2006 and won over the hearts of fans.
He played a major role in the club 2007-2008 league campaign, helping Forest win promotion to the Championship — English football’s second grade — according to a single fan.
Harry Cunliffe, who has followed Nottingham Forest his entire life, told CNN Sport”everyone loved” Agogo, describing the forwards just as a”fan favorite.”
His venture with”Nathan Tyson fired Forest back into the Championship in some of their club’s darkest days,” additional Cunliffe.
Nottingham Forest said that their thoughts were with Junior’s friends and family at this”unhappy moment.”

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