There is great disquiet about your decision to retire, back down-Akufo-Addo to Asamoah Gyan

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has impressed upon Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan to rescind his decision to recuse himself from the AFCON 2019 and retire completely from the Senior national team, the Black Stars.

This follows a phone call to Baby Jet as Asamoah Gyan is popularly known, by the president last night during a meeting with stakeholders in football including Dr. Kofi Amoah and head coach of the Black Stars, Akwasi Appiah.

According to the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, the president told Mr. Gyan to back down on his decision in the interest of the nation.

‘’President Akufo-Addo, subsequently, also spoke on the telephone with Asamoah Gyan, and informed him of the considerable national disquiet over his decision to retire from the Black Stars. The President urged him, in the national interest, to rescind his decision to retire from the Black Stars, and make himself available for selection by Coach Kwasi Appiah’’ Mr. Arhin wrote on his Facebook Page after the meeting.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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