Video : Kumasi citizens mourn Kobe Bryant in a special funeral session.

Though the helicopter crash took the lives of 9 people, the popularity of Kobe Bryant has guaranteed him to receive special farewell treatment.

The youths of Bompata, a town in Kumasi, Ghana despite knowing Kobe from their TV screen have not been deterred by distance but have paid their respect to the American Basket Ball legend with a mini funeral to mark his death.

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Kobe’s poster was printed and hanged as they hired a sound system for music and bought alcoholic beverages to drink in honor of the memory of Kobe.

See video below :