Breaking News: Christian Atsu and his team director reportedly missing after earthquake in Turkey


Multiple Turkish media outlets report that former Black Stars forward, Christian Atsu and his current team’s director are among thousands of people left under rubble of Monday morning’s devastating earthquake in the Country, Turkey.

The 30 year old, together with the director, Taner Savut, are said to be the subject by the the Search and Rescue Team.

Atsu was in action for the club over the weekend in their victory over Kasimpasa in the Turkish top flight with the Ghanaian scoring the only goal.

Buildings destructed as a result of the earthquake

A power earthquake struck South-Eastern Turkey, near the Syrian border killing more than 1,000 people as they slept and trapping many others in the early hours of Monday, 6th February, 23.

The US Geological Survey said the 7.8 magnitude tremor struck at 04:17 local time (01:17 GMT) at a depth of 17.9km (11 miles) near the city of Gaziantep.

Hours later, a second quake which had a magnitude of 7.5 hit the Elbistan district of Kahramanmaras province.

We urge all Ghanaians and fans of the 30 year old to put him in their prayers for God protection.