Watch: Black Sherif dedicates performance in Abu Dhabi to late Christian Atsu

Ghanaian music sensation Black Sherif delivered an emotional performance in memory of the late Christian Atsu at the Wireless Festival in Abu Dhabi.

Watch: Black Sherif dedicates performance in Abu Dhabi to late Christian Atsu

The 21-year-old singer was one of the artistes who performed at the concert on Saturday, 11th March at the Etihad Park, Yas Island.

Black Sgerif performed ‘Songs of Freedom’ by Bob Marley and the Wailers and dedicated his performance to the deceased footballer.

As he sang, photos of Atsu appeared on the LED screen behind him, along with messages paying tribute to the former Black Stars winger.


Atsu was confirmed dead on Saturday, February 18, 2023, after his lifeless body was pulled out of the rubble in the wake of the earthquake in Turkey.

This followed days of intense search following the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria in mid-February.

Tributes have poured in from far and near, with many expressing their condolences to the footballer’s family and loved ones.

The deceased footballer’s one-week observation was held last week at the Adjiriganor Astroturf Park, with his funeral slated for March 17.


Meanwhile, Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has also paid tribute to the late Atsu, describing him as an African brother.

The in-form Napoli forward further extended his condolence to families of all the persons who perished in the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria.

This was after he joined a campaign to raise funds for the victims of the earth by donating his jersey to be sold to support the cause.

“The earthquakes in Turkey? I don’t know how much my jersey was sold for; even my teammates like Bartosz Bereszynski and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia sold their jerseys.

“Eljif Elmas organized this campaign and of course, we supported it. My condolences to those who lost their lives in the earthquakes. I also lost an African brother in these earthquakes, Christian Atsu from Ghana,” Osimhen said, as quoted by Tutto Napoli.

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