Athletics Information of Thursday, 18 June 2020
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It was all pleasure when news hit his residence that he has lastly been issued a Schengen visa.
His sixth software has, unlike the past 5, been thriving so his loved ones had causes to jubilate as it signals a major leap in his pursuit for stardom in the world’s major sporting activity.
What they by no means for once dreamt of or envisaged was that a single Tuesday night, a WhatsApp concept will bring about mourning in their domestic.
The articles of that viral WhatsApp information which was to start with observed by a resident in Konongo was that their son, Komla Adom has drowned in a pool in Denmark.
The chilly cruel palms of dying have been laid on their 20-year-previous and he has transitioned from this earth to the environment of the ancestors.
Owner of Sporting Club Accra, the Ghanaian club he past played for narrates how the incident happened.
As for each the account provided by Paul Scholes, CEO of Konongo-primarily based Golden Palace the place Adom commenced his soccer occupation, formal Denmark law enforcement briefing signifies that he died fifteen minutes soon after he was taken from the river.
“According to the law enforcement, Adom came with a buddy to the pool at about 7pm to swim. His good friend was on just one facet and he was swimming on the other side. The close friend soon after some minutes started off shouting that he just can’t discover his close friend so a rescue workforce came and soon after 15 minutes they located him. He was not dead when they identified him but he was weak so they tried out to resuscitate him but he died on the way to the hospital. I have known him since he was seven and he in no way appreciated swimming. I have been to places with him and he never ever swam.”
His elder brother reveals how the loved ones obtained the information of the demise of their beloved Adom
“I do the job with Ghana Drinking water Company so I was at perform when my spouse referred to as that he has heard that my brother has died overseas. Adom was fairly popular so pretty much absolutely everyone realized him. A single young gentleman saw the information on a WhatsApp team and puzzled what may have happened to him. So a person lady who heard the boy talk questioned him and the lady came to our house to enquire from us. I never use a WhatsApp cellular phone so he ordinarily contacts me by way of a friend’s telephone. So I identified as one good friend who following 30 minutes positioned me on a convention phone with his supervisor in Denmark who confirmed the rumors.
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