Empoli star Afriyie Acquah has been hit with the sad news of the death of his father Alfred Baah Yeboah, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.
The 62-year-old was pronounced dead at the Sunyani Regional Hospital on Monday where he was admission for the past one month.
''Our father has been well for sometime now and was receiving treatment here in Sunyani. Things were not improving so he had planed to transfer him to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital today (Monday) only for me to get informed at around 12 midnight that our father is no more,'' Acquah brother Leslie told GHANASoccernet.com
This comes as a huge blow for the 27-year-old was scored his first goal for Empoli on Sunday in the 3-0 win over Sassuolo.