Comfort Azumah Nelson’s mother, Atwei Quarcoo, passed away.
She died on January 2 at the age of 86.
After fighting illness for months, Madam Quarcoo reportedly passed away peacefully at home.
He remarked in a succinct statement, “The Bible says we should give thanks to God in everything, so we thank the almighty for this one too. Three days ago, when I was with her, I could tell she was in pain, so I know now that she is at rest.
The late mum of Azumah Nelson, Comfort Atwei Quarcoo
“After raising her children well and seeing her grandchildren, she has done very well and deserves some rest. This is a celebration of life,” he added.
Azumah has also requested that Ghanaians pray for him and his family.
The family said more information about the burial and funeral ceremonies will be released soon.
Three-time World Boxing Champion Azumah Nelson is also Africa’s Greatest Boxer, the WBC’s Greatest Super Featherweight Boxer of All-Time, and a 2004 inductee into the Boxing Hall of Fame.
He was also admitted to the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in August 2022.