The death is reported of the mother of former Black Stars captain John Mensah in Obuasi in the Ashanti region.

Madam Mary Donkor affectionately called Auntie Amafoa died Thursday after battling a short ailment, she was 78 years old.

As tradition requires, the one week funeral observation for the septuagenarian will be held on Saturday 2nd November 2019  at Kriki Wawasi near Obuasi.

“It has not been easy, it is tough, but God knows best. Funeral arrangements would be announced later,” said the former Black Stars defender.

John Mensah played for the likes of Olympic Lyon, Stade Rennes all in France, Sunderland,Chievo Verona and Modena.

He officially called time on his career two seasons ago playing last for Swedish lower tier side AFC Eskilstuna.