I want to win AFCON before I hang my boots – Asamoah Gyan

Sports News of Saturday, 24 November 2018

Source: asempanews.com

2018-11-24

Asamoah Gyan

Ghana’s all-time leading goal scorer, Asamoah Gyan has reiterated his desire to win the Africa Cup of Nations for the country before he retires.

The 33-year-old has been impressive in his playing career winning many laurels but surprisingly has failed to win the Africa Cup of Nations.

However, ahead of Africa’s biggest competition, the former Liberty Professionals forward he wants to clinch the ultimate.

“I’ve achieved a lot personally but I want to win the AFCON trophy before I call it a day,” Gyan told Kumasi-based FOX FM.

“I’ll be elated to win the AFCON Cup as the Black stars captain before I retire. We’ve to be united as a country to defend the flag of Ghana.”

Gyan has played two finals and lost all- in 2010 Ghana lost to Egypt and also lost in 2015 to Ivory Coast.

He has achieved a lot for himself including being Africa’s leading scorer in FIFA World Cup history.

The former Sunderland forward is also Ghana’s all-time top-scorer with 51 goals.

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