The one-week observation of the late Ghanaian football star, Christian Atsu is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, 2023.
The decision was made after deliberations between the family of Atsu, the Ghana Football Association and the Sports Ministry
Evans Bobie, the deputy minister of sports, led the GFA and the sports ministry representatives to offer their condolences to the grieving family and offer their support in the difficult moment
Atsu was confirmed dead on Saturday, February 18, after 12 days under rubble following the earthquakes with a magnitude of 7.8 in Turkey and Syria which claimed over 47,000 lives.
His lifeless body was recovered from the rubble in Turkey after an 11-storey building collapsed on him and others during the earthquake
The footballer’s remains were flown to Ghana from Turkey on Sunday, February 19th, 2023.