Coach Hene Memorial Award

"Coach Hene"
"Coach Hene"

In Memoriam c. 1943 – 9 November 2016 Emmanuel Akwasi Afraine “Coach Hene”

National Team Coach 2002 Afraine Satisfied With Performance...
National Team Coach 2002 Afraine Satisfied With Performance...

Coach Hene, who supported Calgary West Soccer Club as a Head Coach between 2011-2013, died in his home country, Ghana, West Africa. Coach Hene had experienced a mild stroke and was recovering well, and was on his way in an ambulance to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi when the vehicle encountered an accident.

Tribute to Coach Hene
Tribute to Coach Hene

“The living owe it to those who no longer can speak to tell their story for them.” — Czestaw Mitosz, The Issa Valley With tears and deep emotion, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the football family tells the story of such a remarkable person as Coach Emmanuel Kwasi Afranie, now that he can no longer tell his story.

"Coach Hene"
"Coach Hene"

In Memoriam c. 1943 – 9 November 2016 Emmanuel Akwasi Afraine “Coach Hene”

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Please join all of us who knew Coach Hene, and who benefited from his wisdom, expertise, experience, and his commitment to building friendship in soccer across the world, in mourning his loss, yet celebrating his vast accomplishments, with our "Coach Hene Memorial Award".

Coach Hene Memorial Award

Open for application to all interested Calgary West SC players, in Grades 9,10,11 and 12 for the 2018/9 school year.

  • Two (2) awards available for the year 2018/9

  • One (1) female and one (1) male player

  • Each award is $500

Submit your application by June 30th, online.

Award criteria:

  • Leadership

  • Academics

  • Community/volunteer service

  • Attendance record for your team events (including academy/practices/games/extra-curricular team activities/fundraising)

  • Aspirations for the future both soccer related and non-soccer related.

One reference letter from your coach and one letter from your community/school will be required.

 

The Coach Hene Memorial Award Committee will be chaired by Coach Hene's daughter, Mercy Amanoh.

Award winners will be selected by August 30th 2019.