The one-week observation of former Black Stars winger, Christian Atsu will be held at Adjiringanor Astro-Turf on March 4, 2023.
The decision resulted from talks among Atsu’s family and some officials of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the Sports Minister, Mustapha Ussif.
Spokesperson for the family, Robert Ani made this known in an interview with Citi News, he also stated that a date has not yet been set for the funeral.
“It’s been agreed that on 4th March, the One Week Observation will be held at the Adjiringanor Astro-Turf” Robert Ani said.
“We are yet to decide a date for the funeral itself because we are still in consultation with the relevant stakeholders.”
Christian Atsu lost his life in the devastating Earthquake that rocked Turkey about two weeks ago.
His body was returned home to Accra on Sunday, February 19, with the state promising to ensure the former Newcastle player is given a befitting burial.
The Sports Minister in an interview with Citi Sports revealed that Atsu’s family and relevant stakeholders, will meet with President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday, to finalise the burial rites for the 31-year old.
“We are going to call on the President on Monday and once the plans that have been discussed are approved, we will make it public.” Mustapha Ussif said.