Ghanaian international Sulley Ali Muntari has lost his father.
He was 62.
The man known as Alhaji Muniru Muntari, has been battling illness for some time now and a family friend confirmed the news.
He passed on at the 37 military hospital on Monday after he was rushed there following excessive pain.
Alhaji Muniru previously coached Nigerian side Kano Pillars in Northern Nigerian where Muntari was born.
He is also the former El-Kanemi Warriors coach.
His first son Sulley Muntari is one of the most decorated Ghanaian footballers having won trophies with Inter Milan and AC Milan.
His youngest son Muniru junior is also with Romanian side Steau Bucuresti.