General News

Asamoah Gyan, Sulley Muntari, Others Sign Book Of Condolence For Atsu

Some former Black stars players have visited the family home of former Ghana International, Christian Atsu Twasam to commiserate with his family.

Pictures shared by sports journalist Juliet Bawuah, showed Asamoah Gyan, Sulley Muntari, Baffour Gyan and Aminu Dramani in the family home of the deceased player.

The some of the players were captured signing the book of condolences opened at the venue.


In one of the pictures, Sulley Muntari had clutched the twin sister of Atsu in a comforting manner.


Christian Atsu was among 44, 000 who lost their lives in the February 6 earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria.


His body was not found until twelve days later among the rubble in the presence of his elder brother, twin sister and an official from the Ghana embassy in Turkey, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration confirmed on Saturday, February 18.



His remains were transported to Ghana on Sunday, February 19 in the company of his two family members and Ghana’s ambassador to Turkey and were received at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) by some of his family members, officials of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the government of Ghana represented by Vice President Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia.


A brief ceremony was held for him at the Airport after which his body was conveyed to the 37 Military Hospital in an ambulance.



Addressing the public at the reception event, the Twasam family head thanked the government and Ghanaians for their support.


The government on its part said it will collaborate with the family to give a befitting burial to the former Black Stars player.


On Monday, February 20, 2023, pictures on social media announced the visit of the Ayew family to commiserate with the bereaved family.

Until his death, Atsu was playing for Hatayspor in Turkey.



He died at 31 years.




Source: Fuseini

Related Articles

Back to top button