Newcastle United Fans Planning To Build School In Memory Of Christian Atsu Advised Not To Contract Ghanaians

Newcastle United Fans Planning To Build School In Memory Of Christian Atsu Advised Not To Contract Ghanaians

  • Some Ghanaians have advised fans of Newcastle United not to contract a local person for their project
  • This comes on the back of the fans promising to build a school in Ghana in memory and honour of the late Christian Atsu
  • "We don't trust anyone at all. They should come and build it themselves," one of the comments said

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Newcastle supporters have launched a fundraising effort in memory of the late Christian Atsu with the goal of completing the former winger's endeavour to construct a new school in Ghana.

Atsu was a representative of the nonprofit organization Arms Around the Child, and he was working with them to help with the new school's ongoing construction.

However, some Ghanaians have advised the group to come into the country and set up the institution instead of contracting someone in Ghana for the project.

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Photo of Christian Atsu training and being remembered by former club
Christian Atsu being remembered by his former team Photo credit: Serena Taylor, Stu Forster
Source: Getty Images

What Ghanaians are saying about the news of Newcastle fans desiring to build a school in Ghana

The screenshot of a comment posted under an update by showed a Facebook user called Lambert Amawan's words:

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They should come and build the school themselves. They should not give the money to anyone.

Below are some comments social media users shared about that.

happywigs_online said:

I think they should complete the school project he was doing for his orphanage but they should do it themselves as he’s saying

itz_kathryn mentioned:

I wish they would rather put it in scholarship fund for the orphans that depended on him, that way the money will be locked n'a sa Ghana wei de3 if they don't make it government school people will end up changing huge school fees for their own pocket.. ‍♀️‍♀️

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favoured_z indicated:

Never should they give it to anyone else we are dead. This death is not a small death oo

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One week observance of the late Newcastle United winger set to be held on March 4

As also reported, the one-week memorial for the late Newcastle winger Christian Atsu has been set for Saturday, March 4, 2023.

This was stated in a press statement posted on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) website.

It happened after a delegation from the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports visited the deceased player's family home to express support for the grieving members.

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