(Photos) Ghanaian International Bernard Tekpetey Donates To Family Of Late Christian Atsu




Ghanaian international Bernard Tekpetey has donated cash, cartons of bottled water and drinks to the family of the late Christian Atsu Twasam, which, was received by the deceased’s twin sister Christiana Atsupi Twasam.

The donation was made by the player’s local agent (Jerry) together with his mum and some family members on behalf of Bernard.

On 6 February 2023, Atsu went missing in the immediate aftermath of the 2023 Turkey–Syria earthquake; he was feared to be among those trapped under the rubble of Hatayspor‘s headquarters in Antakya following the quake.

On 18 February, confirmation was received by his agent that his body was recovered from the rubble of the building he was residing in. News outlets reported his death at approximately 6 a.m. GMT.

The late Black Stars player’s remains were flown from Turkey to his family in Ghana on 20 February. Vice President of Ghana Mahamudu Bawumia spoke at his funeral, and a military procession was held in his honour.

Meanwhile, Tekpetey was called up to the Ghana national football team for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

He made his debut for Ghana in a 1–0 loss to Egypt’s national football team on 25 January 2017.

The Ghanaian player is currently competing in the First Professional Football League as a forward player for the Bulgarian side, PFC Ludogorets Razgrad.

However, The Twasam family has announced Friday, March 17 as the burial date for the late Hatayspor player. It will take place at the forecourt of the State House.


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