The ex-Ghana international, who was full of live in the early hours of today, couldn’t survive cardiac arrest and lost his live after being rushed to the Sunyani government hospital for treatment.
Arthur was playing draughts with friends when he suddenly collapsed and died upon reaching the Sunyani government hospital.
King George Arthur, as he was affectionately called during his playing days, joined Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the 1980’s from Brong Ahafo United before he moved to Al Ahly.
He is remembered by Kotoko faithful for scoring a brace in 1987 against their archrivals, Hearts of Oak in 1987 in a league game at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium, Accra.
The deadly striker was also part of the Black Stars team in the late 1980’s.
George Arthur later assumed administrative position as the CEO of B.A United.