Sports News Mon, 20 Aug 2018

Kwadwo Asamoah pays tribute to Kofi Annan

Inter Milan star Kwadwo Asamoah has paid a glowing tribute to former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan who passed on this Saturday.

Kofi Annan died aged 80 after a short illness in Switzerland.

The veteran diplomat's death was received solemnly by several Ghanaians and the international political landscape, with the likes of Barack Obama- former President of the US and the current secretary General António Guterres all paying tributes to the legendary African.

The latest to join is Inter Milan and Ghana midfielder, Kwadwo Asamoah who has been inspired by Kogfi Annan in many ways.

He posted," He was an inspirational international diplomat with unique distinction. He will forever remain one of the greatest Africans of our time. My thoughts & prayers are with the family of Mr. Annan. #RIP #KofiAnnan"

Kofi Annan served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize.

He was the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organization founded by Nelson Mandela.

Source: ghanasoccernet.com
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