The news of his demise was announced by her sister Abigail Comfort Owusu on Saturday, October 24, 2020, via Facebook.
She posted a collage of the former Tusker FC player with the inscription: “Fare thee, my brother.”
According to reports, Owusu has been bedridden for some time now after contracting an illness in Kenya.
He was also a former player for Heart of Lions and Accra Celtics.
We have received with great shock the sad news of the passing away of our former striker Stephen Owusu.
Owusu was a committed and hard working player during his time at the club and his demise is a massive blow not only to his family but also to the football community. pic.twitter.com/UTOWaHe0Y3
— Wazito Football Club (@wazitofc) October 25, 2020
Before joining Wazito, the Ghananian was in the books of league giants Tusker FC where he was part of their team that won the Kenyan Premier League and the Shield Cup in 2016.
The player was among 14 players dropped by Tusker after the 2017 season