Ghana and Hearts of Oak legend Anas Seidu ‘Thunder’ confirmed dead

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Ghana and Accra Hearts of Oak legend Anas Seidu, popularly known as ‘Thunder’ has been confirmed dead.

Anas Seidu who is regarded as one of the best forwards in the history of Ghana football is reported to have died on Saturday, July 1, 2023 at his family house in NewTown, Accra.

The striker in his hay days played for Hearts of Oak and was a member of the iconic ‘Fearsome Five’ which featured; Mohammed Polo, Mama Bomber Acquah, Peter ‘best man’ Lamptey and Robert Hammond.

The ‘Fearsome Five’ were an intimidating quintet filled with incredibly talented players who formed the spine of Hearts of Oak and were a nightmare to play against in the 1970s.

Anas Seidu won numerous laurels with Hearts of Oak. He was part of the team that led Hearts of Oak to its first CAF Champions League final in 1977.

Thunder represented Ghana at multiple African Cup of Nations (AFCON) and was a member of the team that won Ghana’s last AFCON trophy in 1978.

Per the Islamic convention, Anas Seidu will be laid to rest on Sunday, July 2, 2023 at the Awudome Cemetery at 2:00pm. wishes Anas Seidu a peaceful rest. May Allah forgive him his sins and grant him the highest level of Jannah.

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