Asamoah Gyan says he’s nonetheless the final captain of the Black Stars regardless of his omission from the staff since final 12 months.
Gyan, who’s presently unattached, has been frozen out of the staff since July 2019.
Gyan was stripped off the captain armband previous to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt by then coach Kwesi Appiah.
The 34-year-old striker was named normal captain whereas his former captaincy position was handed on to André Ayew.
Appiah’s successor Charles Akonnor, along with the Ghana Soccer Affiliation (GFA) maintained André Ayew as captain with Thomas Partey and goalkeeper Richard Ofori named deputies.
Nonetheless, coach Akonnor didn’t disclose the position of the previous Sunderland hitman underneath his tenure and it has left many to imagine his place has been scrapped.
“It seems to be like [I am no longer general captain of Black Stars] however they haven’t stated that they’re giving that place to another person so I believe I’m nonetheless the final captain,” Gyan acknowledged on Adom TV.
That’s the place they gave me. I do know that proper now they’ve named captains of the staff however I would like them to inform me that this participant is the final captain as a result of they put me there,” he stated.
“I’m normally consulted by administration with concepts due to my expertise within the nationwide staff. I got here to the nationwide staff in 2003. The place had been the present breed of gamers then? So that they know that I do know a number of issues.
There are some trivial points that I’m normally consulted for my advise. With what I’ve achieved within the nationwide staff, you can not decide and go away me at nighttime.”
“Proper now I’m at house. If I’m given the final captain, I’ll really feel a way about it however since I’ve not been advised that it has been given to another person, [I am still general captain],” he concluded.
Gyan is presently the document goalscorer of the Black Stars. He has scored 51 objectives, with six coming on the World Cup, a document by an African participant.