Late Ghanaian participant Christian Astu Twasam was celebrated by his household, mates, folks from the sports activities fraternity and authority.
On Saturday (Mar. 4), they gathered in Accra for the one-week remark, a conventional remembrance ceremony.
Those who could not attend paid tribute to the participant from overseas.
That day marked two weeks after information broke of the footballer demise in Turkey.
Ghana’s Youth and Sports activities minister confirmed the state funeral.
“The funeral itself goes to be a state funeral, authorities goes to take over each price due to the contribution of Christian Atsu to the event of Ghana soccer and on the identical time with the way in which and method Christian Atsu handed on is one thing that’s devastating to everybody and that is the one time that all of us come collectively as a rustic to offer our brother and son a befitting burial,” minister Mustapha Hamid mentioned.
The Twasam household has additionally set March seventeenth because the date for the ultimate funeral rites and burial.
Black Stars followers remembered the 31-year-old contribution to the nationwide staff.
“I bear in mind him in 2015 African Cup of Nations in Gabon. In that event, Atsu received the perfect participant of the event and he was so instrumental,” Abraham Nkansah, the president of Die Onerous Supporters Union (Supporters of the Black Stars), mentioned.
Atsu’s youth membership Cheetah FC attended the ceremony. He died in an earthquake that rocked Turkey and Syria on February sixth. Atsu’s physique was repatriated on February 19.
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