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‘He’ll Be Sorely Missed’ – Ghana’s President Mourns Christian Atsu

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has joined sympathisers and well-wishers to mourn the untimely passing of Ghanaian international, Christian Atsu.


Christian is one out of the thousands that lost their lives in the ghastly earthquake that rocked Turkey and the northern parts of Syria that happened on dawn on February 6.

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Hatayspor, the Turkish club Atsu played for confirmed the news mid-morning on Saturday, following earlier submissions to that effect by the player’s two agents.

Taking to his Twitter account, the President extended his condolences to the family of the deceased.

“I extend sincere, heartfelt condolences to the widow, children and family of our fellow Ghanaian, Christian Atsu, on the sad news of his death. Ghana football has lost one of its finest personnel and ambassadors, one who will be difficult to replace. He’ll be sorely missed,” he said.

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He added that “May his soul rest in the Bosom of the Almighty until the Last Day of the Resurrection when we shall all meet again. Amen!”

Meanwhile, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has announced that plans are underway to transport the body to Ghana for burial.

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