Christian Atsu to be buried on March 17
Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu Twasam's state funeral will be held on March 17, 2023.
The state assisted funeral will be held at the Forecourt of State House in Accra.
Family representatives of Christian Atsu made the announcement on Saturday the one week observation in memory of the late football star who died in Turkiye earthquake.
The body of the late Ghanaian footballer, Christian Atsu arrived in Ghana on February 19, 2023.
Rescuers found the dead body under the rubble days after the earthquake.
Graphic Showbiz's Gifty Owusu-Amoah reports It was a visibly emotional atmosphere at the Adjiringanor Astro Turf in Accra earlier today, March 4, when the one week observation of the late Christian Atsu Twasam was held.
As expected, a number of high profile personalities of entertainment figures, sports icons including active and retired footballers and government officials graced the occasion.
Among the number of entertainment personalities spotted by Graphic Showbiz at the ceremony were the CEO of EIB Network, Nathaniel Adisi Anokye popularly known as Bola Ray, Christabel Ekeh, Kwesi Arthur, Lydia Forson, Grace Ashley and Nigeria’s Patoranking among others.
Also, former Black Stars players including Sulley Muntari, Asamoah Gyan, Kwadwo Asamoah were present to support the family in this devastating moments.
The event grounds was flooded with a sea of red and black colours signifying the state of hundreds of mourners who thronged the venue to commiserate with the family.
The Twasam family, of which the deceased belonged announced Friday, March 17 as the burial date for the late Hatayspor player. It will take place at the forecourt of the State House.
Even after two weeks of his death, a number of Ghanaians keep pouring in their tributes for the former Chelsea and New Castle player.