South Africa’s women’s national team head coach, Desiree Ellis, has spoken on the passing of Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu.
She praised the departed Black Stars forward in her eulogy, saying that it was clear that Ghana had lost a soldier who was adored by many.
“Our hearts go out to the families as well as to Ghana and Atsu’s family. That’s the worst thing that you what to hear after so long, but we pray for the families and pray that God give them strength.
“And to Ghana, you have lost a soldier but know that he was loved by many,” the South Africa women’s national team coach said.
Christian Atsu, a 31-year-old Turkish man who was caught in the earthquake’s rubble, passed away.
People from all around the world have expressed their condolences to Ghana and the player’s family in the wake of the news of the player’s loss on Saturday.