Fred Osam-Duodu

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Fred Osam-Duodu
Personal information
Date of birth (1938-06-04)4 June 1938[1]
Date of death 4 October 2016(2016-10-04) (aged 78)
Place of death Accra, Ghana
Teams managed
Years Team
1978–81 Ghana
1988–89 Ghana
1993 Ghana U20
1993 Ghana
2000 Ghana
2001–02 Ghana
2005 The Gambia U17
2007 Ghana U17

Frederick Osam-Duodu (4 June 1938 – 4 October 2016) was a Ghanaian coach and a FIFA Instructor. A former Ghana national football team coach, he won the 1978 Africa Cup of Nations, the 1993 African U-20 Cup of Nations and a silver medal at the 1993 FIFA World Youth Championship. He was also Ghana's coach during the 2002 African Cup of Nations, held in Mali.

In 2005 he led Gambia's Under 17 to win the African Youth Cup, qualifying them for a FIFA Youth Tournament for the first time. He was later the coach of Ghana's Under-17 team, known as the "Black Starlets" that qualified for the African Championship in Togo held in March 2007.

On January 15, 2007, the Ghana coach, was handed the job of leading Africa's All-Star U-17 team to play an European U-17 All-Star select side in February 2007 in a UEFA-CAF Meridian Cup.

Osam Duodu was assisted by Egypt’s Coach Shakwi Gharib Bayoumi.[2] He died at a hospital in Accra on 4 October 2016.[3]


As manager