Christian Atsu’s physique returns home to Ghana

Final of former Newcastle United footballer Christian Atsu has been returned to his native Ghana. He died in the earthquake that hit Turkey two weeks in the past,
The transportation of the 31 12 months old’s coffin was carried out by members of Ghana’s armed forces after the flight arrived in Accra last evening. Atsu was discovered useless beneath his residence in southern Turkey, the place he performed for the Hatayspor membership.
The fleet-footed winger earned 65 caps for Ghana’s nationwide group, aiding in their look in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final. In addition to Newcastle, Atsu performed for English Premier League teams Chelsea, Everton, and Bournemouth.
Ghana’s Vice-President Mahamudu Bawmia said…
“We hoped towards hope, every single day that handed, we prayed and prayed. But alas, when he was discovered, he was no extra.”
Bawmia added the late footballer was much loved and can be sorely missed…
“It is a painful loss, a very painful one.”
He promised Atsu would be given a “befitting” burial.



Following the harmful 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 6 February that triggered the collapse of his apartment in Antakya, Hatay province, Atsu had been reported missing.
The Hatayspor membership initially claimed that the footballer had been rescued with injuries, but later altered their assertion. Atsu’s agent confirmed the tragic information of his passing on Saturday via Twitter.
The earthquake, which resulted within the demise of over forty four,000 folks across southeastern Turkey and northern Syria, has triggered immense devastation within the area. The household of the late footballer, accompanied by Ghana’s ambassador to Turkey, Francisca Ashietey-Odunton, returned his remains to Ghana from Turkey.
Upon arrival at Accra, authorities officials, representatives from the Ghana Football Association, and Atsu’s relatives had been present to obtain his coffin, which was then transported to a army hospital morgue. The football world has expressed its condolences and tribute to the fallen participant.
On Saturday, his wife Marie-Claire Rupio and their three youngsters joined fans at St James’ Park marking a minute’s silence in Newcastle, before the side’s Premier League match in opposition to Liverpool. Atsu performed for Newcastle from 2016 to 2021.



Atsu’s face was shown on the large display and away followers chanted “you’ll never walk alone,” before breaking into applause.
Yesterday, Mohammed Kudus, the captain of Ghana’s national staff, paid homage to his former teammate by scoring a objective for his Dutch staff Ajax, then revealing a white shirt with “RIP Atsu” written on it.
Arms Around The Child, a charity for which Atsu had been an envoy since 2016, praised the late footballer and identified him as the “main benefactor” of a Ghanaian college that caters to abandoned kids, orphans, the chronically sick, and those rescued from trafficking.
Atsu, who came from a humble background in Ghana, followed his aspirations and utilized his expertise and affect to assist others, in accordance with the organization..

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