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Ghana footballer Christian Atsu observed alive within rubble of Turkey earthquake | World News



Ghana countrywide participant and previous Newcastle midfielder Christian Atsu has been observed alive in the rubble of an earthquake that killed far more than 4,800 folks in Turkey and neighbouring Syria, Ghana’s ambassador to Turkey explained Tuesday.

Atsu, 31, joined Turkish Tremendous Lig facet Hatayspor in September, based mostly in the southern province of Hatay in close proximity to the epicentre of Monday’s substantial quake.

“I have great news coming. I am just receiving facts from the president of the Ghana affiliation that Christian Atsu has been observed in Hatay,” Francisca Ashietey-Odunton advised Accra-based mostly Asaase Radio, referring to a neighborhood Ghanaian group affiliation.

The envoy gave no even more specifics on his issue.

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Hatayspor formal Mustafa Ozat advised Perform Spor streaming channel on Monday that Atsu was however in the rubble and was hoping to escape.

Atsu expended 5 seasons at Newcastle following an original marketing campaign on bank loan prior to leaving for Saudi Arabia in 2021.

He gained the final of his sixty Ghana countrywide caps in September 2019.

“We pray for Ghana Global Christian Atsu and victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria,” the Ghana Soccer Affiliation explained on Twitter.

Dozens of nations have presented support due to the fact the 7.8-magnitude quake struck early on Monday as folks ended up sleeping. Freezing temperature has hampered unexpected emergency attempts.

Multi-storey condominium structures entire of inhabitants ended up amid the far more than 5,600 constructions minimized to rubble in Turkey, when Syria introduced dozens of collapses.

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