The state burial will mark the start of the final funeral rites of C.K. Gyamfi, which include a memorial service which will take place on Saturday at the Okorase Methodist School Park at 10 a.m.
The memorial service will be followed by a thanksgiving service, which will take place at the Rev. Joseph Clegg Memorial Methodist Church, Kaneshie, Accra, on Sunday, December 20, 2015.
He also captained the Black Stars and went on to become Ghana’s most successful national team coach leading the national team, the Black Stars, to the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) title on three occasions in 1963, 1965 and 1982.
Nana Gyamfi is survived by his wife, Mrs Valerie Quartey Gyamfi, a former national tennis player, and eight sons.
Credit: Sammy Heywood Okine