It was a visibly emotional atmosphere as the late Christian Atsu Twasam held his one-week vigil at the Adjiringanore Astro Turf in Accra today, March 4.
As expected, sports icons including several high-profile entertainers, active and retired footballers and government officials graced the occasion.
Among the entertainers recognized by Graphic Showbiz at the event are CEO of EIB Network, Nathaniel Adisi Anoki popularly known as Patoranking Nigeria, Bola Rae, Christabel Ekeh, Kwesi Arthur, Lydia Forson, Grace Ashley and others.
Also, former Black Stars players including Sully Muntari, Asamoah Gyan, Kwadwo Asamoah were present to support the family in these devastating moments.
The event ground was filled with a sea of red and black colors, signifying the sad state of hundreds who thronged the venue to pay their respects with family.
The Twasam family to which the deceased belonged announced Friday, March 17 as the burial date of the late Hattiespur player. It will be held in front of Rajya Bhavan.
Even two weeks after his death, several Ghanaians have poured their respects for the former Chelsea and Newcastle player.
In a Facebook post earlier today, Bola Ray said, “Your legacy lives on, thank you legend.”
Ghanaian gospel musician Grace Ashley pays tribute with a new song called Nante Yee.
The song titled ‘Nante Yi’ which is a reference to the late Junior Agogo was produced by Grace’s new label Seal Records.
Before the release, it was officially presented to Christian Atsu’s family.
31-year-old Christian Atsu met his untimely death in Turkey on February 6, 2023, when he was caught in the magnitude 7.7 earthquake.
Atsu lived in an apartment in the city of Hatay, which suffered heavy damage during the earthquake.
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