The father of Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari died on Monday afternoon after battling an illness,He will be buried according to Islamic tradition.
The Pescara midfielder’s dad was a Ghanaian of Nigerian descent who lived in Konongo, located in the Asante Akyem district of the Ashanti Region.
He is said to have been very influential in the football career of the former Inter Milan and AC Milan star, publicly apologizing on his behalf whenever he erred against the state or the officials of the Ghana Football Association.
Alhaji Muniru also leaves behind another son, Sulley Muniru. The 24-year-old is a footballer who was recently on the books of Romanian giants Steaua Bucuresti.