GFA deny reports of retiring Christian Atsu’s number 7 jersey
GFA considering retiring No.7 jersey at Black Stars in honour of Christian Atsu
Executive Council Member of the Ghana Football Association, Linford Asamoah Boadu has rejected reports that his outfit are considering retiring Christian Atsu’s number 7 jersey.
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Atsu tragically died following the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023.
The player’s lifeless body was recovered 12 days later after his was trapped under rubble of the apartment he was staying in.
Following his death, the FA and family of the player are preparing for a befitting burial for the late winger.
Mr Asamoah Boadu was reported to have suggested the retiring of the number 7 jersey, but the Eastern Region FA boss has rubbished the news.
“I was misquoted. I think people just want clicks on their websites.
I never said the FA is considering to retire the No.7 jersey in honour of Atsu.
I work under people at the FA, so why will I make a decision for the whole association” he told Kasoanews.com
Atsu’s family have agreed on a one week celebration of the player’s life on March 4, 2023.
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