Asamoah Gyan discloses last message Atsu sent him before he d!ed

Former Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan has disclosed the last message he received from the late Christian Atsu.

Atsu was found de@d on Saturday, February 18, 2023, after he was trapped under rubble following the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey 13 days ago.

The body of the former Black Stars winger arrived in Ghana yesterday, Sunday, February 19 and it was received by Vice President Dr. Bawumia, Ghana Football Association (GFA) officials and some family members of the deceased.

Gyan, who played with Atsu at the 2014 World Cup and the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations [AFCON] in Brazil and Equatorial Guinea, revealed that the former Newcastle United forward last texted him and urged him to intensify his training as he hoped to make Black Stars squad for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

“The last time I spoke to him [Christian Atsu] was prior to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar,” he revealed during an interview with Asempa FM on the Ultimate Sports Show.

“What he told me was that I should try and intensify my training and let’s hope I will make the squad for the tournament.

“He wanted to see me at the World Cup because I have that relationship with him and he always believes in me but unfortunately, I could not make the squad,” he added.

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