Atsu, 31, played in the Premier League for Newcastle United and Everton and joined Hatayspor in September.
South Korea's shock 2-1 win over Portugal - the second goal coming in stoppage time - ensured the Asians went through by virtue of having scored two more goals.
A win for Ghana against Uruguay in Friday's final Group H match could avenge their acrimonious defeat by the South Americans in 2010, when Suarez used his hand to block an extra-time winner for Ghana.
Count on us for the next match, said South Korea assistant coach Sergio Costa.
Kudus grabbed the winner in the 68th minute when he was left unmarked in the penalty area and slotted home past a diving Kim Seung-gyu.
Portugal talisman Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in five World Cups when he netted a penalty in the 64th minute.
Juan Muller had lived in the transit area of the Mumbai airport from March 21 - for 72 days – before he was taken to a hotel in Bandra.
The 33-year-old striker, who holds the Ghanaian record of playing most international matches (107) and scoring most goals (51), last played for Turkish club Kayserispo.