Asante Kotoko has announced the untimely death of Zerbo Faical Mamadou, the son of their head coach, Seydou Zerbo.
The 10-year-old boy died on Tuesday in Burkina Faso, the club said.
“Our head coach Seydou Zerbo has lost his son Zerbo Faical Mamadou earlier today due to complications after a heart surgery,
“The entire Porcupine family send our condolence and prayers to our coach and his family in this difficult period.
“The club will communicate to our fans the next line of action,” the club wrote on its official website.
Kotoko are yet to decide whether Zerbo will be in charge of their next match against King Faisal on March 12.