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Frustrated Asamoah Gyan retires from Ghana’s Black Stars

Ghana’s all-time scorer Asamoah Gyan has announced his retirement from international football.

Asamoah Gyan will not feature for the Black Stars at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after recusing himself from senior national team.

In a statement, he also mentions that he has retired.

The 33-year-old was expected to lead the Black Stars in their bid to end their 37-year wait for the Afcon trophy in Egypt but has decided to rule himself out.Gyan suggests he has been asked by head coach Kwesi Appiah to relinquish the captaincy and serve in a different capacity ahead of the tournament.

Asamoah Gyan statement

Asamoah Gyan statement

Asamoah Gyan is Ghana’s all-time top scorer with 51 goals since his debut in 2003.

The Kayserispor forward decided to call time on his national team career after it was reported that Coach Kwesi Appiah was set to name Andre Ayew as the new captain of Black Stars ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

A grapevine source revealed that a furious Gyan confronted  Kwesi Appiah over the matter which resulted in a serious altercation

The Kayserispor ace is also Africa’s leading top scorer at the World Cup with six goals in three tournaments.

A grapevine source revealed that a furious Gyan confronted  Kwesi Appiah over the matter which resulted in a serious altercation.

Following the latest development, the striker took to official Twitter account to make the announcement.

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