Sports Information of Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Black Stars’ basic captain, Asamoah Gyan, has been tipped to engage in a main function in Ghana’s fifth Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) agenda at Egypt 2019.
The Kayserispor striker required only 20 minutes to influence the Stars’ handlers of his readiness to carry the staff on his shoulders all over again in his seventh AFCON appearance.
In a article-match chat with Graphic Sports Online, Black Stars assistant coach discovered that Gyan’s efficiency in opposition to South Africa previous Saturday proved that he still experienced anything to support Ghana’s campaign in Egypt.
Although the video game ended goalless, the previous Stars skipper confirmed glimpses of his previous self and just about scored with a header.
“We launched Gyan in the 70th minute and he showed that he could be of enable to us,” Mentor Tanko said.
Gyan, Ghana’s all-time top rated scorer, is expected to carry the Black Stars on his shoulders as a veteran in his previous AFCON in Egypt.
Coach Tanko described the two friendlies from Namibia and South Africa as a great exercising for the group.
He observed that two young strikers, Caleb Ekuban and Kwabena Owusu, who are also new in the workforce, ended up executing effectively.
“In all, it was a excellent work out for us. Now, we have a several days to polish our issues and fly to Egypt,” he extra.
The Stars are scheduled to leave Dubai for Egypt on Thursday in advance of the huge kick-off of the Egypt 2019 match on Friday.