Sports Journalist Chris Opoku Passes On

    /    May 11, 2017   /     Sports  /    Comments are closed  /    269 Views

Astute Sports Journalist Christopher Opoku has passed on after a protracted  battle with cancer.

The baritone presenter was undoubtedly one of the best Ghanaian football commentators but for some time now has been off the radar.

Chris was diagnosed with cancer of the rectum in 2012 and as a result went off air to battle the ailment.

The affable Sports presenter who began his trade with Kumasi based Luv Fm was affectionately referred to as Columbus.

He went on to work with Asempa fm,Power fm now turned Starr fm,GTV,Multi Tv and was the face of Metro Tv sports .

Aside his love for Sports, Chris was a Musician and was heavily involved in his church choir . He has a gospel album to his credit.

Chris until his demise was the news editor of Citi Fm.

He gallantly fought the lethal disease the past five years and at some point thought he had won only for it to resurface the past couple of months.

Chris died on Wednesday 1oth May in the United Kingdom where he was seeking medical care.

He is survived by a wife, Vivian and three girls.


Source: Kingsley Opoku-Amoako|

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