Footballer Atsu laid to rest in Ghanaians’ grief

Accra (Ghana), March 18, Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo led a government delegation to pay final respects to former Black Star player Christian Atsu, who killed in last month’s earthquake in Turkey.

Also present at Friday’s funeral were Vice President Mahmoudou Baumia, former President John Dramani Mahama, family members, officials from the Turkish embassy in Ghana, former football players and well-wishers, all of whom were full of joy. sorrow and pain.

In a eulogy read on behalf of the government by Youth and Sports Minister Mustafa Usif, the government noted that people will continue to remember the late footballer as a determined and dedicated player, Xinhua reported.

“The government and Ghanaians will continue to remember Christian Aso as one of the most committed, dedicated and results-oriented youth and the football star of our time,” the government official said.

Former Ghana international Atsu has been found dead 12 days after a devastating earthquake hit Turkey and Syria. The 31-year-old has been missing since the earthquake struck in the early hours of February 6.


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