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Michael Joe Michel is Gone

Joseph Ala Lomo

The death of Michel Okoe Lomo of La was announced by Adjei Gbeke We of La on February 3rd 2007.

Michel also known as "Joe Michel " attended Tenashie 5 middle school and St Aquinas Secondary School. He played soccer for Academicals, Auroras, Hearts of Oak, Akotex, Black Meteors and Ghana Black Stars.

It is significant to mention here that Michel played the left full back position for Hearts of Oak during their epic 2-2 draw with legendary Pele's Santos club of Brazil in Accra ,Ghana.

"Joe Michel" played with some of the great yesteryear's players like Joe  Dakota, Osei Kofi, Sam Amarteifio, John Eshun, Abdul Razak, Yaw Sam Yaw Mark, Asumadu Isaac Eshun, Polo Mohammed, Ago Nai,

The late "Joe Michel" (left) with Walter Esposito in Austria

Lante France, Robert Hammond Kwasi Owusu, Tettey Mensah.

 

He was coached by great coaches like Marotzke, Olando, Dumittru, Adabie, Addo Odametey, Dogo Moro, Ben Kwofie, Aggrey Fynn and C.K. Gyamfi.

He rubbed shoulders with some of the great soccer players like Pele of Brazil in their epic Hearts vrs Santos 2-2 draw, Osei Kofi of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Mohammed Polo of Accra Hearts of Oak, Kwasi Owusu of BA United and etc.

Michel worked for almost 40 years with Akosombo Textile Limited. He trained as soccer coach Akotex in Tirol, Austria and was on Ghana's Olympic soccer squad to Montreal Canada. He was indeed a national treasure.

His mentors were Walter Esposito, Rashid

Joe Michel with Osei Kofi of Kotoko

Sjirlani, Dr Felicia Addison,Dr Edward Addison, Ransford Lomo, Joseph Ala Lomo,Leticia Aidoo and Frederick Anang Lomo.

Lomo Michel, a national soccer treasure will be greatly missed.

Some of the family members Michel left behind are Mary Tetteh, Rosina Lomo, Micheal Lomo, Evelyn Lomo, Leticia Lomo, Regine Ayorkor Kukpen, Ajeley Lomo, Ajorkor Lomo, Evelyn Tawiah Lomo, and Rev. Frederick Anang Lomo.
Michel Yaawo Ogbogban, Rest in peace.

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