Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu laid to rest

Hundreds of mourners attended the state funeral of Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu who died in last month’s earthquakes in Turkey

Mourners wearing traditional regalia paid their last respects to Atsu at the funeral

Mourners in costume with football socks  and football hats

Some mourners wore football-themed clothing

State employees in uniform hold wreaths of flowers

The footballer was accorded a state funeral in recognition of his contribution to Ghana

A poster of Christian Atsu with the words 'Your legacy lives on'

Ghanaians have told the BBC that Atsu will be remembered for his love for humanity and for supporting underprivileged people in the country

'Mourners file past Christian Atsu's casket

Mourners file past Atsu’s casket which was open to the public

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