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Mortal Remains of Ghanaian Footballer Raphael Dwamena Arrive in Ghana

Mortal Remains of Ghanaian Footballer Raphael Dwamena Arrive in Ghana:The mortal remains of Ghanaian professional footballer Raphael Dwamena arrived in Ghana yesterday evening, bringing a somber conclusion to the tragic incident that occurred earlier this month. Dwamena, 28, collapsed on the football pitch in Albania while playing for his club KF Egnatia and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The arrival of Dwamena’s remains was met with a solemn reception at the Kotoka International Airport, as family members, friends gathered to pay their respects. The atmosphere was heavy with grief as the casket was draped in the Ghanaian flag, a poignant reminder of the nation’s loss.

Dwamena was a promising young footballer who had represented Ghana at the international level, earning nine caps for the Black Stars. His passing has sent shockwaves through the Ghanaian football community, and tributes have poured in from across the country.

“Raphael was a talented and passionate footballer who had a bright future ahead of him,” said Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kurt Okraku. “His untimely passing is a huge loss for Ghana football, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time.”

Dwamena’s funeral arrangements are yet to be announced, but it is expected to be a large and well-attended affair, reflecting the impact he had on the lives of many. His legacy will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him, and he will be remembered as a gifted athlete and a remarkable young man.

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