Sad News: Ghana Winger Christian Atsu Found Dead in Turkey
Ghana and Hatayspor winger, Christian Atsu Twasam has been found dead following the earth in Turkey. Follow Sports Brief on Twitter for more trending and breaking news! The Black Stars winger sadly passed away 12 days after being trapped under rubble following the devastating earthquake that hit the city of Hatay. He died at the age of 31. According to the player’s Turkish manager, Murat Uzunmehmet, Atsu was pulled out of the wreckage dead.
“Christian Atsu was found and unfortunately passed away,” he wrote on Twitter. The former Newcastle United and Chelsea player scored the winner in his last game for Turkish club Hatayspor as they defeated Kasimpasa.
Few hours after the match, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the city of Hatay where the player plies his trade.
Atsu last played for the Black Stars of Ghana in 2019 at the Africa Cup of Nations. He had a temporal break from the team as he revealed he wanted to concentrate on club football. The 31-year-old started his career in Ghana.