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Earthquake in Turkey and Syria: footballer Christian Atsu is missing


The Ghanaian, best player of the CAN 2015, is among those missing following the two major earthquakes that struck

Ghanaian international 63 times, Christian Atsu, 31, is one of those missing after the two violent earthquakes (magnitude of 7.7 and 7.5) that hit Syria and south-eastern Turkey on Monday morning.

The day before, the winger, today at Hatayspor, had scored the winning goal for his team against Kasimpasa (1-0) in the league.

He has spent a good part of his career in the Premier League.

He joined Chelsea in 2013 before being loaned to numerous clubs including Everton, Bornmouth and Newcastle.

Atsu is actively sought by the emergency services, as is his teammate Onur Ergün and his sports director, Taner Savut.

Eyup Türkaslan, goalkeeper of Yeni Malatyaspor (club today in the second division), is still trapped under the rubble.

The provisional toll of the two earthquakes that occurred on Monday in Turkey and Syria now stands at 1,904 dead, according to the authorities.

Source: leparis

All sports articles on 2023-02-06

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