Agyemang Diawusie: German Ghanaian Forward Dies at the Age of 25

Agyemang Diawusie: German Ghanaian Forward Dies at the Age of 25

Lukman Mumuni
updated at November 29, 2023 at 8:17 AM
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  • Ghanaian footballer Agyemang Diawusie has sadly passed on
  • The German-born winger passed away on Tuesday in Berlin
  • He joined Jahn Regensburg in the summer transfer window

German-born Ghanaian, Agyemang Diawusie has sadly passed away. The Jahn Regensburg winger was confirmed to have died on November 28 at the age of just 25.

The cause of his death has not been confirmed as the club and his family are yet to make further details public.

Agyemang Diawusie, Ghana, Germany, Jahn Regensburg
Agyemang Diawusie being unveiled by Jahn Regensburg after joining the club this summer. Credit: @SSVJAHN
Source: Twitter

However, Regensburg announced the passing of the footballer on Tuesday across their social media handles.

"The Jahn family mourns with the bereaved, and our thoughts are with Agyemang's family, relatives, close friends and companions. Due to the terrible situation and out of respect for his family, we ask that their privacy be respected," a statement from the club read.

Diawusie was born in Berlin to Ghanaian parents and represented the European nation at youth levels.

Before his tragic passing, he played for RB Leipzig, Dynamo Dresden, SpVgg Bayreuth, and Jahn Regensburg. His last appearance for the latter club was on November 4 in a Bundesliga 3 game against 1860 Munich.

Dynamo Dresden posted on their official website after the news broke, stating the horror and sadness they were feeling:

"The Dynamo family is not only mourning the loss of an incredibly talented football player, but also of a unique person who left a lasting impression on the sports community with his humorous and open nature.
"During these difficult hours, our thoughts are with Agyemang's family, friends and everyone who was close to him and of course also with his current team, SSV Jahn Regensburg."

Diawusie is a cousin of Ghanaian forward, Ransford-Yeboah Konigsdorffer.

Ghana forward Raphael Dwamena dies in Albania

Sports Brief also previously reported on Ghanaian footballer, Raphael Dwamena sadly passing away after collapsing during an Albanian Superliga game between FK Egnatia and KF Partizani.

The 28-year-old collapsed in the 23rd minute of the game and was rushed to the hospital, where he was declared dead. He had been playing with an implantable device due to heart issues.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.