The funeral rites of former Black Stars winger Christian Atsu Twasam who died after an earthquake in Turkey is currently underway at the Forecourt of State House in Accra.

The funeral has in attendance some politicians, members the Ghana Football Association (GFA), family of the deceased, loved ones and members of the football fraternity.

Christian Atsu was found dead on Saturday, January 18, 2023 under the rubble in his home in southern Turkey following the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Monday, February 6, 2023.

Atsu played 65 times for Ghana and helped the Black Stars reach the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final in Equatorial Guinea.

The 31-year-old also played for Premier League sides Everton FC, AFC Bournemouth and Newcastle United.

Source: Ghana/