Asamoah Gyan reveals turning down national team appointment

Football News Asamoah Gyan reveals turning down national team appointment
APR 3, 2024 LISTEN

Asamoah Gyan, former captain of the Ghana national team, disclosed that he declined an offer to join the coaching staff of a men's football national team.

Speaking on Asempa FM, Gyan, who holds a UEFA License B coaching certificate, explained that while he was offered the coaching position, he opted to turn it down due to timing constraints. However, he didn't rule out the possibility of coaching a national team in the future.

"The timing wasn't right, but let's see what unfolds down the line," he shared during the interview, acknowledging that everyone has their own approach to decision-making.

Gyan, renowned for holding the record as Ghana's top goal scorer and Africa's highest goal scorer in World Cup history, represented his country in three FIFA World Cups: 2006, 2010, and 2014, with his memorable first World Cup goal coming against the Czech Republic.

Throughout his illustrious playing career, Gyan showcased his talent across various clubs including Liberty Professionals, Stade Rennes, Udinese, Sunderland, Al Ain, Shanghai SIPG, Kayerispior NorthEast United, and Legon Cities.

Having officially retired from professional football in June 2023, Gyan's potential future involvement in coaching remains a topic of interest for fans and pundits alike.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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