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Atsu’s Son named Player of the Year in his League

Joshua Twasam, First born of the late ex- Blackstar Player, Christian Atsu has been named the Player of the year  Year in the Northumberland Football League.

The world and Ghanaians were wreathed in shock and tears over the death of ex Newcastle United Player, Christian Atsu’s death in Turkey’s earthquake.

However, his eldest son Joshua Twasam who plays for Gosforth Football Club’s Under-9 division team has painted joy on the family’s name again as he won the Player of the year award in the Northumberland league. This follows his team’s effort to cling the Pro Motiv8 Tournament after a hard-fought final.

The Northumberland Football League, gathers Mini Soccer & Youth leagues and programs in England, and they offer these youngsters the opportunity to excel beyond their background and limitations.

This also adds up to a trophy he and Gosforth Football Club, his team won the Motiv8 Tournament in Washington, after a tough final match.

Marie- Clarie Rupio, the wife of the late Christian Atsu posted the photo on Instagram and expressed her joy on her son’s victory in a photo she shared.

Christian Atsu died in a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in turkey which rent down the apartment he was residing in. The footballer and philanthropist’s body was found two weeks after the earthquake.

Richmond Ampofo Fordjour
Richmond Ampofo Fordjour
Richmond Ampofo Fordjour is a Student Journalist at the University of Media, Arts, and Communication, Uni-MAC GIJ. He is a Research enthusiast and an avid reader.


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