The ex-Ghana international, George Aurthur has died of cardiac arrest at the Sunyani Government Hospital, Sunday.
Arthur was playing draughts with friends when he suddenly collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital but died before doctors could assist.
A family source confirmed the incident to Myjoyonline.com Sunday.
King George Arthur, as he was affectionately called during his playing days, joined Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the 1980’s from Brong Ahafo United before he moved to Al Ahly.
He is remembered by Kotoko faithful for scoring a brace in 1987 against their archrivals, Hearts of Oak in 1987 in a league game at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium, Accra.
The striker was also part of the Black Stars team in the late 1980’s.
George Arthur later assumed administrative position as the CEO of B.A United.
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