Ghana Premier League side, West African Footballer Academy SC has announced the death of its owner, Henri Wientjes.
The distinguished football administrator died in his home country, Netherlands on Tuesday, January 6, 2021.
Henri spent over 47 years in Ghana and was instrumental in the development of agriculture and football in the country throughout that time.
He was an Agripreneur and was also the founder and Executive Chairman of African Tiger Holding and its subsidiaries.
Aside owning WAFA, Henri was a key sponsor of former Premier League side and now Division One side, Real Tamale United (RTU).
The club confirmed the news in a statement on Twitter;
Sympathizers can sign a book of condolence at the Accra office of ATHL every weekday from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm.
— WAFA SC (@WAFAcademySC) January 11, 2021