A Chelsea fan, Emmanuel Offin, popularly known as Nana Yaw has died after collapsing, following his club’s 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League second leg round of 16 clashes on Wednesday night.
Recall that the La Liga league leaders hammered the Blues 3-0 at Nou Camp after drawing the first leg 1-1 at Stamford Bridge to qualify for the last eight of the competition.
Yaw, who is a mobile phone dealer in Ghana, was described as ‘a staunch Chelsea supporter’ by his family members.
It was gathered that Yaw died on his way to the house after fainting just minutes after the final whistle in Wednesday’s Champions League clash between Chelsea and Barcelona.
Punch reports that a Ghanaian journalist (name withheld) who visited the family house of the late Yaw on Thursday, said that the corpse has been deposited at Konfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Morgue for an autopsy.
The report also said that Yaw brother, who spoke on a Ghanaian radio station, said the death of their brother is a big blow to the family. since they least expected it.
According to the newspaper, One Linda, who was identified as the wife of the deceased, also confirmed the news to Otec FM.