Asamoah Gyan pays homage to Attuquayefio

The football world lost a true great on Tuesday, with the passing of Ghana coaching legend Sir Cecil Jones Attuquayefio, at the age of 70.

Attuquayefio’s death was met with a touching tribute by current Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan, who took to twitter to remember and express his deepest condolence.

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Attuquayefio coached Gyan in 2003 at Liberty Professionals.

His footballing career spanned almost 20years. He started with Ghana Academicals in the early sixties, transferred to Accra Standfast F.C for a short-stint, later joined Ghana Republicans and finally settled with Accra Great Olympics – where he played from 1966-1974- during their most successful spell in Ghana football which culminated in two league titles in a space of four years.

He was a member of the Black Star team that won the African Nations Cup in 1965.