Asamoah Gyan, Ghana FA and others react to Christian Atsu earthquake reports

Asamoah Gyan leads prayers for the survival of Ghana winger Christian Atsu, who is currently missing following an earthquake in Turkey.

Atsu, who plays for Hatayspor, is reportedly among thousands of victims trapped under rubble following a terrific earthquake which occurred in Turkey during the early hours of Monday.

After learning of the reports, the former Black Stars captain shared a photo of Christian Atsu on Twitter, captioning it with prayer emojis.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has also wished Christian Atsu luck in surviving the disaster, which has also threatened the life of Atsu’s club director Taner Savut.

Another former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah also reacted to devasting news, by praying for Turkey.

Malaga, Atsu’s former club, have also expressed concern while wishing him well as they await word on his safety.

According to reports, two of Atsu’s teammates Burak Öksüz and Bertuğ Yıldırım have been rescued.

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The rescue team have urged all interested parties to give their best to save the lives of the victims.

Atsu scored a 97th minute free-kick as Hatayspor beat Kasımpaşa S.K. on Sunday.

As per official reports, over 1,300 individuals have lost their lives and about 6,000 more have been injured in the disaster.

A significant aftershock with a magnitude of 7.5 struck Turkey’s south hours after the initial quake, causing it to be felt again in Syria and Iraqi Kurdistan.



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