The one-week celebration of fallen Black Stars player, Christian Tswasam Atsu has been observed in Accra.
Atsu, the 2015 player of the tournament died when he was trapped under debris after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit Turkey where he was plying his trade.
Friends and sympathizers joined family of the deceased player at the Adjiringanor Astro Turf Park in the commemoration.
In attendance were some dignitaries including the Minister for Youth and Sports, Mustapha Yusif, the President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku, and Former Minister for Trade and Industry and NPP Flagbearer hopeful, Alan Kyeremanteng.
The late players teammates including, Asamoah Gyan, Stephen Appiah, Sulley Muntari, John Paintsil, John Mensah stormed the premises of the Adjiringanor Park to mourn with the deceased family.
Atsu’s mortal remains arrived in Ghana on Sunday, February 19, 2023.
It was received by the family and a government delegation led by Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia in a brief ceremony.
Tributes, since the announcement of his death, have been pouring in from all walks of life in solidarity with his family.
The late player’s burial is slated for March 17, 2023.
Catch some sights and sounds at the one-week ceremony;
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