Veteran coach and long time referee Mathias Ocloo has expressed his deep sadness following the demise of Ghana Basketball Referee Association Chairman Stephen Kofi Antwi.

The Chairman died after battling a series of illness which regressed over the weekend at his residence in Teshie, a suburb of Ghana’s capital, Accra.


Ocloo-a former national basketball team manager who headed the team during Antwi’s playing days before joining the Army described the fallen Chairman as a funny person.

“To work with him is very interesting” he lamented to in an interview.

The former Chairman was a FIBA (International Basketball Federation) International Referee and took over as Chairman of the nation’s basketball referees association from J.E. Lamptey.

He last presided over a meeting on August 4, 2015. He was 72.


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