– Atsu’s remains in a coffin curtained in nationwide colours being brought by the military

The mortal remains of Ghana’s Turkey-based assaulting midfielder, Christian Atsu Twasam, got to the Kotoka International Airport last night on board Turkish Airlines flight number TK 629– and gotten by the military amidst sad tears from loved ones and sympathisers.

Emotive scenes of wailing, tears, discomfort, pain and distress encapsulated the arrival of the gamer’s still body in a coffin curtained in nationwide colours after 7p. m.

The 31-year-old Atsu, who plied his sell Turkey for Hatayspor, a Turkish Super Lig club based in the south-eastern city of Hatay, was captured up in the horrendous 7.8-magnitude Turkey/Syria earthquake that has actually up until now declared more than 46,000 lives.

Hopes of discovering him alive vaporized into thin air of pain, pains and tears on Saturday early morning, as his rescuers saw him dead, 12 days after the awful earthquake.

News of the interesting gamer’s death spread like wildfire– stimulating sorrow and sadness in Ghana and throughout the international football neighborhood.

At the airport to get the body the other day were the Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, family members of the gamer, federal government authorities, members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, the Turkish Embassy authorities, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kurt Okraku, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Yusif, Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, to name a few.

Christian and Moslem prayers were stated for the repose of his soul.

Ratings of football fans who made their method to the airport to invite their hero house wept freely as they saw the motor hearse that communicated the gamer’s stationary body away– mentally and anxiously waving to bid him bye-bye.

The brother or sisters and other family members of Atsu, along with buddies likewise stayed sad on seeing the coffin.

Sources state the body was being required to Ada Foah, his native house in the Greater Accra Region– and in the southeast coast of the nation, where the funeral service might be held.

Others assert that the body would be sent out to a concealed morgue in Accra for conservation ahead of a suggested state funeral service.

On Sunday, February 5, this year, a couple of hours prior to the earthquake struck, Atsu, nicknamed ‘African Messi’ for his style, mastery and ability, split house a marvelous game-winning objective versus Kasimpaşa.

That stunning free-kick raised his Turkish club from the lower rungs of the league log– and it might be his jubilant however unfortunate method of bidding the video game goodbye.

Atsu bet different European clubs topflight sides, consisting of Chelsea, FC Porto, Newcastle United, Everton and Bournemouth.

He made 65 looks for Ghana, scoring 10 objectives and supplying 9 helps.

He was voted Best Player of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.