The Ghana Football Association has paid tribute to veteran Football administrator Jonas Abu Alhassan who passed away on Tuesday in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
As earlier reported by GHanasoccernet.com, the Tamale City FC boss died at the hospital in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Jones Abu Alhassan was in Ivory Coast as part of Ghana FA delegation to the CAF Women’s Champions League WAFU Zone B qualifiers.
He fell sick and was unable to travel home with Hasaacas Ladies to Ghana after the tournament which ended last Thursday 5 August,2021 with Hasaacas Ladies crowned champions.
Jones Abu Alhassan died at age 64.
Alhassan, who was the long time manager of legendary Ghanaian footballer Abedi Pele, was an astute football administrastor and football agent for several top players in the country.
The ardent Hearts of Oak fan has been an intelligent lifelong football administor and has been among the leadership of several clubs in the Northern region of Ghana.
He served in various capacities of the giants of the north Real Tamale United before branching out to play a major role for Tamale City Football Club.
He also served in various capacities within the ranks of the Ghana FA and the national teams.