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Nottingham Forrest pays Agogo tribute

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English Championship side, Nottingham Forrest on Saturday paid tribute to former Ghana international Junior Agogo who passed on exactly a year today.

The forward following a prolonged fight with stroke died on 22nd August last year.

Today, his former side Nottingham Forrest leads as tributes pour in from a host of global football personalities in remembrance of the forward.

The club in a post via social media said “Always in our hearts. Remembering Junior one year on”

Junior Manuel Agogo featured for a host of clubs in England before joining Forrest in 2006.

The Ghanaian rose to prominence after an impressive showing in the 2008 African Cup of Nations.

Shortly after the tournament, he made a surprise move to join Egyptian side Zamalek in a transfer which was characterised by some controversies.

In 2015, he was hospitalised after suffering stroke before passing on 4 years later at age 40.

Junior Agogo made 27 appearances for Ghana and scored 12 times.


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