Uncle Ben Was a Great Tactician Who Liberated Ghana’s Football – Basiqi

Ben Koufie

Black Queens coach, Yussif Basiqi has expressed his shock towards sudden death of former Boss of Ghana Football Association(GFA) and coach of the Black Stars, Ben Koufie who died yesterday age 84.



The Sekondi Hasaacas trainer relished great memories he shared with Mr. Kuofie who he touted as a “Man of self discipline’ and as a person who revolutionized the football tactics in Ghana
In an interview with Sportscrusader.com coach Basiqi said ” we wished he stayed longer so that we could learn more from him,he revolutionized football both as coach and administrator,he has left an ever reinforcing stature in us that will leave with us forever.”


“He took as through various coaching course which was very fruitful especially to me with regards to in-depth knowledge about the game of football, and to cut the long story short,he is easily approachable”.

Coach Basiqi went to express his condolence to the family and entreated them to be strong in this challenging moment and he further entreated Ghanaians to pray for the family.



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