Ghana is currently observing the state-assisted funeral rites of Christian Atsu Twasam, a famous Ghanaian international football star.
Christian Atsu met his untimely death when he was recovered from the rubble of his collapsed apartment in Hatay following an earthquake that struck Turkey on February 6, 2023.
A one-week memorial was held on March 4 in memory of the late Black Stars player.
Among the dignitaries expected to grace the ceremony include President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, other government officials, local and international teammates and officials.
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The funeral ceremony marks the end of a life that was devoted to football and bringing joy to many. Atsu was not only a footballer but also a role model for many young people in Ghana who aspire to greatness in their chosen fields.
He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and fans, but his legacy will continue to live on in the hearts of those who knew him.
The state-assisted funeral rites of Christian Atsu Twasam are a reminder of the fragility of life and the importance of cherishing every moment that we have with our loved ones.
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The world of football has lost a great talent, and Ghana has lost a true son. Nevertheless, Atsu’s memory will live on through his contributions to the sport and the people he inspired along the way.
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