Ghanaians mourn Christian Atsu’s death

Exclusive News Ghanaians mourn Christian Atsus death
FEB 18, 2023 LISTEN

Ghanaian international, Christian Atsu has been confirmed dead days after Turkey’s earthquake on Monday, February 6.

The player’s agent, Nana Sechere, confirmed the sad news via a tweet sighted by this portal in the early hours of Saturday, February 18.

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to announce to all well-wishers that sadly Christian Atsu's body was recovered this morning.

“My deepest condolences go to his family and loved ones. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their prayers and support,” a portion of the tweet read.

He added, “that whilst we make the necessary arrangements, that everyone would please respect the privacy of the family during this very difficult time.”

The news has gotten several Ghanaians pouring out their condolences to the late player's family on social media, including Mubarak Wakaso, the player’s best friend and colleague.

Christian Atsu was a Ghanaian professional football player who plays as a winger.

He was born on January 10, 1992 in Ada Foah, Ghana. Atsu started his professional football career with the Portuguese club FC Porto in 2011.

He made his debut for the club in October 2011 and won the Primeira Liga title in his first season.

Atsu has also played for several other clubs in his career, including Rio Ave, Vitesse, Bournemouth, Everton, Malaga, Newcastle United, Chelsea, Al-Raed, and finally Hatayspor in Turkey.

He has also represented the Ghana national team Black Stars, earning his first cap in 2012.

Atsu has represented Ghana in several major tournaments, including the Africa Cup of Nations and the FIFA World Cup.

Throughout his career, Atsu has been known for his pace and dribbling ability, as well as his ability to score goals and provide assists.

He has also been recognized for his charitable work, including the establishment of the Christian Atsu Foundation, which aims to provide support and opportunities for underprivileged children in Ghana.

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