According to a report by Accra based Happy FM he died on Friday morning.

The cause of the death of Ampem Darko is yet to be discovered.

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Ampem Darko worked several years as the Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and he was one of the longest-serving staff of the Ghana football governing body.

This is a year that a lot of sportsmen have fallen, namely Opoku Afriyie and Kwasi Owusu both former Black Stars strikers, Goodwill Agyeman, President of the Ghana Powerlifting Association (GFA) and ex-FIFA Referee L.O Laryea.

May their souls rest in peace.