The family of the former international footballer has announced the one week observation slated to be on the 4th of March 2023.
The decision was taken by the Twasam family, The Ghana Football Association in collaboration of the Ministry of Youth and Sports at Christian Atsu’s family home. The family is expected to disclose the funeral date at the one week observation.
However donations have started pouring in while the signing of the book of condolence is still open.
The president of the Republic of Liberia HE Goerge Oppong Weah has donated an amount $ 10.000 USD to the family. Atsu’s starting point in his carrier which is the cheeta FC has also named their home park after him. His former club Newcastle FC have now open a fundraising to build a school in his honour as well.
Christian Atsu was confirmed dead on Saturday February 18th,2023, after he was trapped beneath a rubbles for almost two weeks.
Two large earthquakes struck the southeastern region of Turkey near the border with Syria on Monday, killing thousands and toppling residential buildings across the region.
The first earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck at 4:17am (01:17 GMT) and was centred in the Pazarcik district of Turkey’s Kahramanmaras province. Less than 12 hours later, a second magnitude 7.6 tremor struck the same region. The tremors were felt by millions of people across the region up to 1,000km (621 miles) away. Magnitude 7 earthquakes are considered major.