Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Lepowura MND Jawula has died.
The long-serving football administrator had reportedly been ill for some time.
According to sources, he was initially admitted to the University of Ghana Medical Centre before being flown to the United States of America for further treatment, where he died.
In a post on Twitter, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) expressed its sadness over the development and sympathies with the family.
We're saddened by the news of Lepowura MND Jawula’s death.
Our thoughts are with his family, friends and all who knew him. pic.twitter.com/urzb9dINE4
— Ghana Football Association (@ghanafaofficial) January 21, 2023
Between 1997 and 2001, the late sports enthusiast served as GFA Chairman.
The Black Starlets won the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 1995 while he was in charge.
Jawula presided over the Premier League Management Committee until his passing (PLMC).
In the Northern Region, Mr. Jawula served as the Lepowura of the Kujolobito Gate of Lepo-Kpembe.
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