Lepowura Jawula Died: Lepowura Jawula was theex-president of the Ghana Football Association( GFA). It’s reported that Lepowura took his last breath on Sunday, January 22, 2023.
Ever since the news broke out online, his relatives and followers it with influent posts and respected condolence scattered. No bone sounded to believe the fact that he passed away this early. Taking to social media, people are expressing their sadness and mourning his death.
Who Was Lepowura Jawula ?
The late, lamented Lepowura MND Jawula was a jack of all trades when it came to the sport. He was the man in charge of the organising commission of the Ghana Football Association( GFA) for some time and the smarts behind the wheel of the Black Starlets during their 1995 World Cup crusade.
Although he’s best known for his unorthodox term as GFA chairman, he did a number of high profile executive and directorial places during his outstanding career. Among the further notable were his stints as the head of the GFA, a stint as the president of the forenamed organising commission and a tumultuous stint as the head of the Premier League, among others.
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During his term as chairman of the GFA, he managed to steer Ghana to a respectable ranking in the FIFA rankings. Although he was assigned with a number of heavyweight tasks, he still managed to make an impact by winning the hearts of football suckers around the country.
His most memorable moment may have come in the form of the 1996 Ghanaian Premier League title, which he won in style. As a member of the CAF Interclub Committee, he was also necessary in the creation of the game.
How Did Lepowura Jawula Died?
Taking to Twitter, Ghana Football Association wrote that they’re burdened by the news of Lepowura MND Jawula’s death. They went on to write that Alhaji was a president of the GFA from 1997- 2001. He was Chairman of the Organizing Committee until his death.
According to reports, the expert football administration had been ill for some time. He was reportedly getting treatment from a reputed sanitarium. still, it didn’t help him recover and despite entering the stylish medical care and installation, he couldn’t recover and succumbed to his illness.
Reports confirm that Lepowura was before admitted to the University of Ghana Medical Centre before being flown out to the United States of America last week for farther treatment where he sorely passed on. Let us tell you that the football grieving body, Ghana Football Association( GFA) participated a Twitter post.
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