Former Black Stars midfielder Yakubu Abubakari dies aged 35

Former Ghana international Yakubu Abubakari has died aged just 36 after battling illness.

Abubakari, who spent six seasons with Dutch giants Ajax, is reported to have been under oxygen support at the Tema Government Hospital before his demise on Tuesday afternoon.

Yakubu was a member of the Black Stars squad that qualified Ghana for their first ever FIFA World Cup in 2006.

Source: Joy Sports