Christian Atsu: Black Stars Players Dress Like Player For Training, Pay Tribute To Late Colleague
- Black Stars paid tribute to the late Christian Atsu during their first training session together, ahead of the AFCON qualifier game against Angola on Thursday, March 23, 2023
- They had a banner with the words 'RIP Christian Atsu' displayed as they remembered the late footballer
- Ghanaians have commended them for the gesture as they urged them to win the games ahead and qualify for the AFCON since that would be a better tribute to the winger
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Coaches, players and the technical team of the senior national team, Black Stars, paid tribute to their late colleague, Christian Atsu.
The tribute was made on the day of their first training session at the stadium in Kumasi.
A banner with the words, 'RIP Christian Atsu' in black and white was placed in front of them, as they remembered their deceased colleague who died in a tragic earthquake in Turkey.
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In the photo, the players wore training gears similar to what the former Newcastle and Chelsea winger wore whenever he went out to train with the team.
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Meanwhile, the team would compete in the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), with matchday for the three qualifiers against Angola scheduled for Thursday, March 23, 2023.
Ghanaians reacted to the tribute by the senior national team
I've not commented before, but it's soo sad seeing this
We want you to show your last respect to him after you win the game or on the game day, that’s when we want you to show your last respect to him as a national team
… am sure he’s resting well now
Not expecting them to cry but I also can’t believe that some are smiling in the pic
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A nice touching video from some selected stars would be nice for Atsu
a win for Atsu
Win the game for him❤️❤️
RIP Christian Atsu
God bless our homeland Ghana
Rest well, champion ❤️❤️.
Videos of Atsu's son, twin sister and in-laws dancing adowa awes Ghanaians
YEN.com.gh reported that videos of Atsu's son, twin sister and in-laws dancing adowa at their family home had surfaced online.
The videos melted the hearts of many Ghanaians as they saw smiles on their faces for the first time since the departure of their relative, Atsu.
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