Trouble in paradise as asamoah gyan quits black stars over captaincy fracas

Updated: May 24, 2019

Ghana's unsurpassed driving scorer Asamoah Gyan has declared his stun retirement from the Black Stars with only 32 days to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a choice to strip him of the captaincy.

The 33-year-old resigned from the national group on Monday night after he got the choice of mentor Kwesi Appiah that he won't assume a key job at the competition in Egypt.

The Turkey-based player who made his presentation for Ghana at 17 years old is disturbed head mentor Kwesi Appiah's choice to hand the armband to Andre Ayew.

As being told he would have a bit impact job in the national group at the competition in Egypt, Gyan says he won't assume any job in the national group once more.

''On the off chance that the choice of the mentor is to give captaincy of the competition to another player while I am named in the group for the competition, I wish to save myself from the competition," Gyan said in a furious press articulation on Monday night.

''I additionally wish to resign from the national group forever, not imagining my essence would not fuel the indicated undermining the nation has seen under my captaincy.

''I would keep on serving the nation Ghana in different undertakings as a representative through different speculations.''

Gyan made his global presentation at 17 years old and scored on his senior introduction for Ghana against Somalia on 19 November 2003 in the 90th moment.

He went ahead for Isaac Boakye in the 62nd moment in a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier, three days before he turned 18 years; helping Ghana to win that game, and making him the most youthful ever player to score for Ghana.

He scored multiple times in seven matches amid that fruitful World Cup qualifying effort.

Gyan is the unequaled driving goalscorer with 51 objectives. He spoke to Ghana at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups.

With 6 objectives, he is the top African goalscorer ever of World Cup.

Gyan has additionally spoken to Ghana at the 2004 Summer Olympics and in seven Africa Cup of Nations in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017, helping them complete in third-place in 2008 and sprinter up in 2010 and 2015.


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