Junior Agogo, Former Ghana And Bristol Rovers Forward, Dies Aged 40

Former Ghana International Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40.

Agogo was born in Accra, but made his professional debut for Sheffield Wednesday during the 1998-99 season. He played only two games for the Owls and had loan spells at Oldham, Chester, Chesterfield and Lincoln, before moving to the US with Chicago Fire in 2000.

He returned to the UK in 2002 and played for Barnet, Bristol Rovers (where he made over 100 appearances) and Nottingham Forest. He ended his career after spells in Egypt, Cyprus and Scotland.

Agogo won 27 caps for Ghana, and was part of the squad who finished third at the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations, where he scored three goals.

By WakeUpAfrica360 staff

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