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6 Footballers Perish in Ghana as Car Crashes into Offinso River

Sad news of Ghana is that some six young footballers have died in an accident that occurred at Offinso in the Ashanti Region on Saturday.

There were also four other players that have been left in critical condition battling for their lives.

Sources say that the footballers are practically children between the ages of 12 and 15. It is said that they were returning from Afrancho to Offinso after undergoing colts division registration for an upcoming tournament when the accident occurred.

Confirming the news of the gory accident, the Police Motor Traffic and Transport Department commander, DSP Edmund Nyamekye said that the driver of the vehicle lost control and landed in the Offin River.

The Police commander further indicates that asides the four who are in critical condition and have been transferred to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, there are some other 26 footballers who are responding to medical treatment at the Offinso St. Patrick Hospital.

Meanwhile, the identity of the victims are yet to be disclosed.

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