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“USA friendly is very important to Black Stars”- Asamoah Gyan

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Black Stars skipper, Asamoah Gyan, says that the team’s friendly against the United States on July 1 in Connecticut is very important for the team in terms of points on FIFA’s rankings. Gyan and his team mates have been preparing for the match since Monday and in addition to the tie against the Americans, they will face Mexico on June ...

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Gyan inspects Accra Academy astro turf pitch

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Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan paid a visit to his alma mater, Accra Academy, to inspect the progress of the construction of the school’s astro turf football pitch. Gyan’s talent was first discovered during his days at the school before he moved to Dansoman based Liberty Professionals upon completion. The all time leading scorer for the Black Stars expressed his ...

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“Criticism fuels me”- Asamoah Gyan

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Ghana’s all time leading scorer and current captain of the Black Stars Asamoah Gyan has admitted that critics are part of the reason he continues to excel. Gyan has had his fair share of criticism throughout his career especially after his last minute penalty miss against Uruguay in the quarter finals of the 2010 World Cup. But the former Sunderland ...

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I wept after leaving the English Premier League- Asamoah Gyan

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History-making Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, has admitted he regrets leaving the English Premier League. Gyan joined then Premier League side Sunderland for £ 13m in 2010 after a successful World Cup campaign with Ghana. Gyan left Sunderland for Al-Ain in the UAE after just one season although he made an instant impact in the league scoring 10 goals and ...

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“I’ve played five out of my last six AFCONs through injury”- Gyan

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Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has shockingly revealed how he played all but one AFCON tournament through injury. Gyan has represented Ghana in the last six AFCON editions and is the country’s joint top scorer in the competition’s history. The striker who made his debut at the tournament in the 2008 edition, which is incidentally was hosted in Ghana, made ...

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“My first Black Stars goal is my favourite”- Asamoah Gyan

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Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, says that his first goal for the national team against Somalia in Accra was his favourite of the 50 he has scored so far. Gyan got his landmark goal against Ethiopia in last Sunday’s 5-0 win in the 2019 AFCON qualifiers and he joined the likes of Robin Van Persie of Holland, Luis Suarez of ...

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Abedi Pele is the greatest- Asamoah Gyan

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Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, has identified ex-Ghanaian footballer Abedi Ayew ‘Pele’ as the greatest footballer of all time. Nicknamed ‘the Maestro’, Abedi Pele cemented himself as an African great when he became the first player to be named African Footballer of The Year three years in a row between 1991 and 1993. Abedi Pele also became the first Ghanaian ...

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KORANTENG: Gyan scores, the arm band gets the headlines

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Citi Sports reporter, Daniel Koranteng, says Black Stars captain deserves more plaudits after scoring his 50th goal for the Black Stars in the AFCON 2019 qualifier in Kumasi. He made his debut as a 17 year old in 2003 and 14 years, later he has entered hallowed company among fellow African football gods. But what happens after this remarkable achievement? ...

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