In the traditional Ghanaian society, a mini funeral service is held exactly a week of the demise of a person to mourn and set a date for the final funeral rites.
Some Ghanaians who are loyal fans of American star Kobe Bryant have come together to mourn the death of the basketball icon.
They printed out a poster of Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna, hired a sound system for music and bought alcoholic beverages to drink in honor of the memory of Kobe.
In the photo, the fans had dressed in black and red and were seemed to weeping uncontrollably.
Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna, 13, were among the nine killed when a helicopter crashed in Calabasas. There were no survivors from Sunday’s crash which happened in foggy weather.
Bryant, a five-time NBA champion, played for the LA Lakers throughout his career and is considered one of the greatest players in the game’s history.
Tributes from celebrities, politicians and fellow sports stars have been pouring in, many expressing shock at his sudden death. Moments of silence have been observed at basketball games across the US.
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