Ghana Football Association to retire jersey number 7 in honour of Christian Atsu

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Reports gathered has it that, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have agreed to retire national team jersey number 7 in honour of former Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu Twasam.

Following the severe earthquake which occurred in Turkey and Syria early February, the former Newcastle United and Chelsea FC winger lost his life after he was trapped in the rubble close to 12-days.

He was amongst thousands of people who lost their lives through the earthquake.

Meanwhile, his remains arrived in Ghana last Sunday and expected to be given a befitting burial with one week observation scheduled for March 04, 2022.

Atsu who made 65 caps for the senior national team, Black Stars is expected to be given a befitting burial with his national team jersey number 7 set to be retired in his name for how he served the state.

With the Black Stars, Atsu Twasam won the best player award and best goal of the tournament in the 2015 African Cup of Nations tournament in Guinea.

He played in two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments thus 2015 and 2017.

Story Kolog Bonaventure

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