Tributes are pouring in for former Reggae Boyz team physician Dr. Carlton “Pee Wee” Fraser who died on Sunday November 22, 2021 in Miami.
Fraser, who was said to be the first Rastafarian medical doctor in the country, passed away at a hospital at the age of 74.
He was well-loved by the Reggae Boyz for his unconventional methods.
However in 2013, Dr. Fraser was banned by football’s world governing body FIFA for four years after administering a banned substance, Dexamethasone, to Reggae Boyz midfielder Jermaine Hue who tested positive for the drug after a World Cup qualifying match against Honduras.
Dr. Fraser always maintained that he was unaware that the drug that landed hue in trouble was on the banned list of substances.
Meanwhile the JFF has been leading the tributes for Dr. Fraser
According to a release from the JFF, he was an eager and active servant of the sport and many players owe him a debt of gratitude for prolonging their careers with his dedicated service.
“Dr. Fraser loved the sport and was always happy to lend a hand to those in need. many players and clubs depended on his services and he will be missed.