Sports activities News of Thursday, 23 May possibly 2019
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s intervention in the Asamoah Gyan saga is superior, Mr Komla Mensah Woyome, opposition MP for South Tongu and the Position Member of the Youth and Sports activities Committee in Parliament, has explained.
The lawmaker, nonetheless, mentioned the mentor of the senior national staff, Kwesi Appiah, ought to be supplied the house to get the job done due to the fact he will render account to the people of Ghana.
Mr Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 21 May perhaps 2019 urged Asamoah Gyan to rescind his selection to retire from the Black Stars and make himself accessible for selection for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Nana Akufo-Addo built the appeal to the striker on Tuesday evening (21 May possibly 2019) in a phone discussion just a working day just after Gyan declared his retirement from the countrywide crew above a captainship row.
Gyan accused Kwesi Appiah of denying him the option of captaining the Black Stars in the opposition.
Nana Akufo-Addo educated Asamoah Gyan “of the significant countrywide disquiet more than his decision to retire from the Black Stars,” a statement from Mr Eugene Arhin, the president’s spokesperson said.
Speaking to Kwabena Prah Jnr (The Don) on the Ghana Yensom clearly show on Accra 100.5FM on Wednesday, 22 May perhaps, Mr Woyome reported: “What he has accomplished is not bad at all for the reason that in times like this, you require somebody of his stature to intervene.
“But my issue is that we must not impose factors on him. Kwesi is on prime of his sport and, so, enable him do his function.
“You have hired him to get the job done if he fails, we will come soon after him. He has a professional understanding of the job, that is why he is performing as this sort of. We consider he will consider the appropriate conclusions to make positive that we will get there and accomplish. Enable us permit him to accomplish.”
Meanwhile, Gyan has reversed his selection to give up the Black Stars just a working day soon after he declared his retirement from global football.
Gyan’s U-switch follows calls on him by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 21 Might 2019 to reconsider his selection.
In a statement following his discussion with the president, Gyan said: “I’ve taken the request of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in very good faith and will make myself available for selection by Coach Kwesi Appiah”.