Vale Kodjo Etonam Adjassou

FFA would like to offer condolences to the family of Kodjo Etonam Adjassou who tragically passed away on Saturday.

Football Federation Australia (FFA) would like to offer condolences to the friends and family of Bankstown City FC striker Kodjo Etonam Adjassou who passed away on Saturday.

Kodjo was playing in a Super IGA National Premier League NSW Division Two match against Spirit FC when he collapsed. He was 24 years of age.

“On behalf of FFA and the Football Family I would like to offer condolences to the family and friends of Kodjo Etonam Adjassou,” said FFA CEO David Gallop. “Our thoughts are with them at what is a difficult time.”

Kodjo was born in Togo and spent over 10 years in a refugee camp in Ghana before moving to Australia, where he played for the Coffs Coast Tigers on the North Coast as well as Bankstown Berries and Bankstown City Lions FC.

Football NSW and Bankstown City FC have arranged a memorial service for Kodjo, which will be held at Jensen Park, Sefton from 6.30pm on Thursday 8 May.

Kodjo is survived by his wife and four-month-old daughter.