Ghanaians remember football legend, Shamo Quaye


Former player of the Men’s National Team, Shamo Quaye was a Ghanaian professional footballer who won the Bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

The late Shamo Quaye played as an Attacking midfielder during his youthful days in the Men’s National Team.

He also played for Glorious Accra Hearts Of Oak from 1989 – 1993, AL – Qadisiyah in 93-95,and went back To Accra Hearts Of Oak in 95-96,after which he left to join the Umea team in 96-97.

Shamo is said to have had died mysteriously, prompting a quick post-morterm examination.

The result the of the autopsy indicated that Shamo Quaye was bitten by a poisonous snake in his house when he was having his supper.

The incident occurred when he had returned from Sweden to Ghana to claim some debts owed him by his former club, Accra Hearts Of Oak.

Shamo Quaye is known for his vociferous nature and a record making footballer in the history of Ghana as far as football is concerned.

The attacking midfielder died on 30th November, 1997 at age 26, in Tema.


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