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The Ghana Boxing Authority has lost a one time Super 5th World Champion

Once Ghana's 5th world champion, Alfred Kotey, is said to have lost his life a while ago. He passed on at the Bronx, New York where he has been staying for years now. He was born on 3 June, 1968 and so he turned 52 years at his death. He was born to the Kotey family at Bukom in Accra.

Till his demised, he was the Bantamweight boxing champion. Alfred Kotey has been ill for quite sometime now.

He was known by most as 'Cobra'. He died at late hours of yesterday after falling sick for some time now.

The superstar and world champion boxer, Alfred Kotey, 52 years became famous after beating Puerto Rican, Rafael Del Valle, in London before becoming Ghana's WBO champion and the country's 5th world champion.

His family is really affected as the only star in the family and an only son of the mother - Alfred Kotey.

After the news about his death, the sports fans have sent their sympathy to his family. The representative of the Ghana Boxing Authority in a shared interview with the Joy Sports this morning said that, the Boxing champ had battled illness for a while now. He has suffered stroke with other body ailments and had been placed on life supporter before his death.

The family of Alfred Kotey are still putting things together to make a formal announcement to the President.

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