March 27, 2023
Awudu Isaka park unveils mural in honour of late Christian Atsu 1

A mural has been made in honour of the late Christian Atsu Twasam at the Awudu Issaka park at Community 20 in Tema.

Even though the brain behind the artwork has not made public his intent for the work, it is assumed it is to serve as a monument to forever keep him in the memory of up and coming footballers who will pass through the Awudu Issaka park in the course of their footballing career.

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Atsu, 31, died on Saturday, February 18, 2023, in Turkey, after being trapped under rubble for almost two weeks following an earthquake in northern Syria and Southern Turkey.

His mortal remains was sent home the next day with government of Ghana assuring his family of their full support in bidding him farewell.

Atsu played for the Black Stars at the international level, winning the Most Valuable Player in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations held in Equatorial Guinea.

He played for FC Porto, Chelsea, Everton, Bournemouth and Newcastle United among other clubs in Europe, before joining Turkish side, Hatayspor in September 2022.

He left behind a 31-year-old wife, two boys and a girl.

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By Felix Anim-Appau|

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