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Ghanaian female footballer laid to rest in a boot-shaped casket (Photos)

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A young Ghanaian female footballer, Berekisu Tejani was finally laid to rest over the weekend.

The late footballer was a key player for National Women’s League side Sea Lions Ladies FC who died at age 20 after a short illness.

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Late Berekisu Tejani was laid to rest in a football boot-shaped coffin.

She was reported to have died on Friday, January 3 and was a first-year student at the University of Cape Coast. (UCC)



A statement from Sea Lions Ladies FC announcing her demise on Twitter read:

”With a heavy heart, we announce the passing of our former midfield maestro and a level 100 student of UCC, Berekisu Tejani. She was part of the team that qualified us for the National Women’s League in 2016.

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Bansah obtained a degree from the University of Ghana where he started a campus news network (LegonConnect) as a student. He has been in the blogging and journalism space for over 7years now and well known among bloggers most of which he has mentored into creating a career through writing. He's well known for his passion for education and his philanthropic gestures towards needy students. Mail him on bansah@legonconnect.com Mobile: +233245939975

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