Asamoah Gyan withdraws decision to retire from Ghanaian national team

Ghanaian footballer, Asamoah Gyan, who made headline news yesterday along with his announcement on Twitter that he’s retiring from worldwide soccer, has withdrawn the decision.

According to him, his decision to proceed taking part in for Ghana was made after a prolonged chat with Ghana president, Nana Akufo-Addo .

The 33-year-old had introduced his retirement from worldwide soccer over a decision to strip him of captainship within the upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt subsequent month and given to his colleague Andre Ayew.

However, following his chat with the president, it was agreed that he would be the General Captain, whereas Andre Ayewwill be named as team captain in accordance to sources.

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Director of Communication on the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, confirmed the phone dialog between Gyan and the President in a submit on Facebook. He wrote:

“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, this afternoon, held a gathering with the Minister for Youth and Sports, the President of the GFA Normalisation Committee, and the Chair of the Management Committee of the Senior National Football Team, the Black Stars.

The assembly, a continuation of the common conferences the President holds with them, mentioned, amongst others, the preparations being made in the direction of AFCON 2019, and the way to finish Ghana’s AFCON trophy drought.

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President Akufo-Addo, subsequently, additionally spoke on the phone with Asamoah Gyan, and knowledgeable him of the appreciable national disquiet over his decision to retire from the Black Stars.

The President urged him, within the national curiosity, to rescind his decision to retire from the Black Stars, and make himself obtainable for choice by Coach Kwasi Appiah”.

Asamoah additionally confirmed it in an announcement. See beneath


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