Looks like we will not be seeing Asamoah Gyan in Egypt for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The football superstar is saying goodbye to the Black Stars.
Asamoah Gyan revealed this news in a recent statement. “Upon consultation with my family and team, and as an active footballer and captain of the National team, if the decision of the coach is to give captaincy of the tournament to another player while I am named in the team for the tournament, I wish to recuse myself from the tournament” — The striker disclosed.
The footballer also revealed that he wishes to “retire from the national team permanently.” However, he says “I would continue to serve the country Ghana in other endeavors as a businessman through various investments.”
Read the full statement below: