The three children of late Black Stars footballer, Christian Atsu have poured out a heartwarming tribute to their father who who will be laid to rest today Friday March 17, 2023.
In the emotional tribute, the children said they would miss their father for the love he has shown them for who they were and accepting them for what they are striving to become.
Christian Atsu tragically died in a devastating earthquake in February after being trapped in the rubble for over a week.
Atsu’s two sons and daughter expressed their love for their father, stating that he always accepted and loved them.
The children wrote that “We missed you, dad. You loved us for who we were and accepted us for who we were striving to become. You always made us smile and filled us with strength. Your strength gave us a sense of protection and love. Now that you are in heaven, we know that you will continue to protect us. Thanks for being our dad. We will always love and miss you. Rest well, dad.”
The former Chelsea and Newcastle United man will be buried in his hometown of Dogobome.
By Vincent Kubi