The Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced today on their official website that our very own Anthony Annan’s mother passed away last night. Mrs. Sophia Sampson met her demise after falling sick earlier in the day.
Reports from camp indicate that Tony has decided not to leave Gabon but rather continue to fight with his fellow soldiers in conquering the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. GFA issued the following statement below :
The Ghana Football Association is deeply saddened to hear of the death of the mother of Anthony Annan, Madam Sophia Sampson.Our thoughts are with Anthony, his family and relatives on this very sad day for us. We have spoken with Anthony and his family in Ghana to offer our support at this difficult time. As Anthony has decided not to leave the Nations Cup to go home, the GFA, the coaches, players and staff will continue to offer him our constant support. – Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi
We’ll continue to follow the story. Our condolences to Anthony and the entire Annan family. May her mom rest in peace.Mothers are everything!! Leave your comments below