Athletics Information of Tuesday, 21 May possibly 2019
Beneath-fire Black Stars coach, James Kwasi Appiah, has been summoned to an emergency meeting at the Jubilee Property in excess of the unexpected resignation of the captain of the senior countrywide workforce, Asamoah Gyan, on Monday afternoon.
Gyan stirred controversy by asserting his unceremonious retirement from the Black Stars by using Twitter on Monday at a time Ghanaians were being eagerly waiting for the announcement of a provisional squad for a instruction camp in Abu Dhabi on June 1.
In accordance to Graphic Athletics Online investigations, Gyan made a decision to retire from the Black Stars solely when Coach Appiah communicated his selection to him to make him the standard captain of the crew.
Inside sources revealed that the coach experienced opted to make Andre Dede Ayew the new captain to direct Ghana to the AFCON 2019 event in Egypt following thirty day period.
Nevertheless, Gyan, who is the most thriving player and top rated scorer in the existing Stars established-up could felt slighted by the selection which arrived hardly a month to the event.
The brouhaha which followed Gyan’s retirement has compelled the Ghana Football Affiliation (GFA) to hold on with the announcement of the provisional record until finally the outcome of this morning’s assembly at the presidency.
It will be recalled that President Nana Akufo-Addo termed Gyan and Dede to a assembly at the presidency previous year in a bid to reconcile them as portion of strategies to win AFCON 2019 following a 37-12 months hold out.