- The senior brother of the late Christian Atsu has finally gone public as to why the partner of the former Newcastle United player is not in Ghana
- The brother said the family had asked Marie-Claire Rupio to stay with the kids and show up at the funeral to bid a final farewell to her late lover
- Netizens who reacted to the video expressed their heartfelt condolence to the family of the late Christian Atsu over the loss
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The family of Christian Atsu has given an update on the burial arrangement of the former Newcastle and Black Stars player.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on the YouTube page of Dan Kweku Yeboah TV, the senior brother of Christian Atsu, who gave his name as Abraham, stated that the wife of his late brother will not be attending the one-week observance.
He revealed the family thought it wise to allow Marie Claire-Rupio and the kids come to Ghana to bid farewell to her partner during the funeral.
“We have asked her to relax and join us with the kids when it is time for the funeral”
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He, however, added the wife of his late brother is always in touch with them wanting to know how things are going.
"For Atsu's wife we are always in touch with her, she calls every morning to find out how things are going.
Abraham also stated that the kids of Christian Atsu would be given local names so they can easily be identified as Ghanaians and members of the Twasam family anywhere they go.
Ghanaians react to the video of Christian Atsu's brother
Netizens who reacted to the video sympathized with the family on their loss
He is such a humble guy. You will always be our hero and legend. Well spoken uncle. Son, rip
RIPP Atsu. You are gone but not forgotten. Your legacy lives forever. I don't know you personally but your good works will always promote your image.
Would my tears forever flow, Christian Atsu? Humanity loves you but God loves you most. Rest with the Saints. You were a gentleman by all standards.
ISAAC KWASI FUACHIE:
May the Almighty God console the family of Christian Atsu and the heart of his sorrowful wife and the children. May the souls of Christian Atsu be bestowed in the bosom of the great father Abraham and have eternal life by his generosity to others. ATSU R I P
Thanks senior man for the explanation Rest well my brother RIP C Atsu
Christine atsu brother spoke well God bless him and also may our hero christine atsu soul RIP in the lord we love him
Atsu's wife shares photo of 1st Son winning football cup
Earlier YEN.com.gh revealed that Marie-Claire Rupio, the gorgeous wife of the late Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu, has shared a photo of her son, Joshua Atsupie, with a trophy similar in design to the FIFA World Cup.
The young budding footballer plays for the Under 9 division of the football club called Team Gosforth.
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