- The funeral rites of the late Christian Atsu were held on Friday, March 17, 2023, at the State House
- His lovely wife, children, as well as his in-laws, President Nana Akufo-Addo, Black Stars players and coaches and many other sympathisers were present to bid their final goodbyes to the late footballer
- YEN.com.gh has compiled beautiful pictures from the memorable and befitting funeral rites of the late and former Newcastle and Chelsea winger
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Late Black Stars player Christian Atsu was given a befitting burial on Friday, March 17, 2023, at the State House in Accra.
His lovely wife, Marie-Claire Rupio, their children; Joshua, Christian and Rupio, Atsu's mother-in-law and father-in-law; and his twin sister, Christiana Atsupie Twasam, as well as family, friends and sympathisers bid farewell to the late footballer.
Many Ghanaian celebrities, former and current Black Stars players, such as Asamoah Gyan, John Paintsil, Sulley Muntari, Richard Kingson, and many others, were present to mourn their late colleague.
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The current coach of the Black Stars, Chris Hughton, and former coaches of the national team were there to bid farewell to the late footballer.
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President Nana Akufo-Addo, former president John Dramani Mahama, and many other politicians were there to sympathise with Christian Atsu's family.
Representatives from Atsu's club, Hatayspor, came to bid their farewell to their late player, whose last goal took them out of the relegation zone in the league.
Below are beautiful pictures from Christian Atsu's burial service.
Video of Christian Atsu's wife, children and in-laws arriving in the country ahead of his funeral surfaces online
Meanwhile, in a related story, YEN.com.gh reported that Christian Atsu's wife, Marie-Claire Rupio, and their children, Joshua, Christian and Rupio, and in-laws arrived in the country the night before his burial service.
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According to reports by famous Ghanaian blogger Kofi TV, they arrived in the country on the night of Thursday, March 16, 2023, as Atsu's twin sister Christiana Atsupie Twasam picked them up from the airport.
A video of their arrival at the Kotoka International Airport surfaced on social media as many sympathisers wished them well in these challenging times as they bid their final goodbyes to the late Black Stars player.
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