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Jones Attuquayefio

Full name: Cecil Jones Attuquayefio
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: October 15, 1944 in Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Died: May 12, 2015 in Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Affiliations: Great Olympics, Accra (GHA)
Country: GHA Ghana
Sport: Football

Biography

Jones Attuquayfeio was a Ghanian footballer who played for the national team from 1965-74 and helped them to victory at the 1965 African Nations Cup. A forward, in his club career he played for Accra Standfast FC (1962-63), Ghana Republicans FC (1963-65), and Great Olympics from 1966-74. Attuquayfeio later turned to coaching and was better known for his work as a coach. He managed over a dozen teams from 1974-2009, including the Benin (2003-04) and Ghana (2006-09) national teams. In 2000 Attuquayfeio was named African Coach of the Year after he led Accra Hearts of Oak to the African Champions League title.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Football Men's Football Ghana GHA 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Football Ghana GHA Final Standings 9T 1968-10-13 0 0 1
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Football Ghana GHA Group C Match #2 2 1968-10-13 ISR 5, GHA 3 0 1
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