Ghanaian football has been rocked by the death of former international Yakubu Abubakar at the age of 36.
The former Black Star, a defensive midfielder, died in a hospital in Ghana on Tuesday.
“We’re sad to hear the death of former Ghana, Ajax and Vitesse midfielder Abubakar,” tweeted Ghana’s FA. “Our thoughts are with his family. May his soul RIP.”
No reason has been given for the death of Abubakar, who won 16 caps for Ghana.