Hearts of oak legend departs to glory away in the United States after a short illness
Hammond died at age 67 in his base in the US on Tuesday 30 May 2017.
He was an influential figure at Hearts of Oak especially in the 1970's. Robert Hammond was key member of the Hearts of Oak's fearsome five, comprising Mahama Acquah, Peter Lamptey, Mohammed Polo and Anas Seidu.
It was during that period that the Phobians won several league titles in the 1970 and reached the Africa Club Champions finals on two occasions.
Robert Hammond also featured for the Black Stars prominently in the 1970's.
A GREAT SON OF PHOBIA IS GONE. May His Soul Rest in peace.