Bechem United youngster, Osman Iddrisu is reported to have died after a short illness in Tamale, his hometown.
According Ghanasoccernet, the player picked up an injury in an FA cup game last season and has since been in Tamale where he has been recovering.
He however fell ill and was rushed to a local hospital last Wednesday . He was said to have been discharged on Thursday but died shortly afterwards.
Confirming the news to GHANAsoccernet.com, the Media Officer of the Bechem Park, Agyemang Duah Prince, said the club was hit with the sad news at their training grounds on Thursday evening.
“Yes it is true. Osman’s death was announced yesterday at the training grounds. A delegation from the team will be sent to the player’s family in Tamale today,” Prince said.
Osman, 19, started his football career with Tamale Utrecht before joining Bechem United last season.