A 24-year-old fan of Chelsea FC from Asuoyeboah in the Kumasi Metropolis in the Ashanti Region, Emmanuel Offin has died after collapsing during their humiliating defeatin Barcelona on Wednesday.
Emmanuel Offin aka Nana Yaw, Mobile Phone Dealer described by his family members as ‘a staunch Chelsea supporter’ died on the way to house after fainting just minutes after final whistle in yesterday’s Champions League quarter finals clash with FC Barcelona.
Chelsea went out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage as Barcelona forward Lionel Messi punished an error-ridden display in the Nou Camp.
Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg, the visitors fell behind after just 128 seconds as Lionel Messi shot through the legs of Thibaut Courtois from a tight angle.
Messi then set up Ousmane Dembele to hammer home the second after Cesc Fabregas lost possession.
Marcos Alonso hit the post for Chelsea with a free-kick before Messi’s 100th Champions League goal – after a mistake by Cesar Azpilicueta – took the hosts out of sight.
Kumasi-based Otec FM reporter who visited the family house of the late Nana Yaw at Asuoyeboah on Thursday, March 15, 2018 reported that the body has been deposited at Konfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Morgue for autopsy.
According the brother said the death of their brother has really come as a big blow to us as family.
The wife of the deceased identified only as Linda in an interview confirmed the news to Otec FM.