Legon Cities are reeling from the devastating news of their goalkeeper Sylvester Sackey’s sudden and shocking death at the age of 26.
Sylvester’s passing, reportedly due to a brief illness, has sent shockwaves through the football community.
In an official statement, the club expressed their profound grief, stating, “With heavy hearts, we regret to inform you of the untimely passing of our goalkeeper, Sylvester Sackey.”
The club also paid tribute to Sylvester’s significant contributions, noting, “Sackey has been an integral part of our team for the past four seasons, holding the position of first-choice goalkeeper for a significant portion of the last two seasons.”
The loss of Sackey has had a profound impact on everyone affiliated with Legon Cities FC.
The club offered their heartfelt condolences to his grieving family, adding, “His demise is a big blow to everyone associated with the club. Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family during this very difficult time.”
The club further stated that they are in contact with Sylvester’s family and will communicate their next course of action in the coming days.