Ghana Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan believe he could have scored a hatrick had he taken his chances in Ghana’s 7-1 demolishing of Mauritius in the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier.
The Al Ain talisman scored twice in the first half, but missed glorious chances in the second half which left spectators mouths wide open.
Asamoah Gyan agreed they were chances he should have burried, but says such is football and praised his colleagues for impressive performance.
“First of all i will like to congratulate the Black Stars for a very intelligent performance,” the Black Stars striker told Gtv after the game.
“When you come up against opponents like Mauritius you need to score an early goal, so that was the plan, and we did that to perfection and took over from there; that was exactly what we did.” he said
“First half was brilliant, everything went well, and the second half we had a couple of chances, especially me, i could have scored my hatrick, but that’s football; we won 7-1 and i think the team has done an incredible job.” he sai
The Black Stars were class in the first half, but their performance dropped in the second. Asamoah Gyan says they became complecent beause the had control over the game.
“Yeah, yeah! (We became complecent because) It got to a time we had cntrol over the game, we dominted play, but also most the players were tired, so we had calm down and make sure we possessed the ball. It is very good start for the Black Stars and i hope it continue.” he hoped.
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