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GFA mourns with Berekum Arsenal over the passing of owner Alhaji Yakubu Moro

The Ghana Football Association have sent a message of condolence to Berekum Arsenal following the passing of owner and Bankroller Alhaji Yakubu Moro.

Alhaji Moro was confirmed dead on Friday after a short illness.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely death of the Founder and long-standing Club President of Berekum Arsenal Alhaji Yakubu Moro. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and the entire Berekum Arsenal Family. Rest In Peace Alhaji,” the GFA wrote on Twitter.

Under Alhaji Moro, Berekum Arsenal earned a promotion to the Ghana Premier League in 2000 and stayed on until 2013 where they got relegated.

In 2006, the Berekum club qualified for the CAF Confederation Cup but were eliminated in the second round by Angolan giants Petro Atletico.

They had eliminated Congolese side Diables Noirs in the first round of the competition.

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