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Christian Atsu goes home today

By Vincent Ashitey
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Christian Atsu Twasam will be buried today, Friday, March 17, 2023.

The funeral service will be held at the Forecourt of the State House at 9:00 am.

Thousands of mourners and well-wishers from Ghana and abroad will file past the body to pay their last respects.

The late footballer will be laid to rest in his hometown, Dogobome in the Greater Accra Region.

The family has requested that attendees wear black attire for the occasion.

Christian Atsu, a former player of Cheetah FC, Rio Ave, FC Porto, Chelsea FC, AFC Bournemouth, Everton FC, Malaga CF, and Newcastle United passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2023.

His body was found under the rubble of his house in Turkey following the deadly earthquake that struck some parts of Turkey and Syria on Monday, February 06, 2023.

Christian Atsu made 65 appearances for Ghana and played at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea where he was adjudged the Best Player of the Tournament.

Atsu was also a member of Ghana’s squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.