Newly demoted Italian Serie A side US Cremonese forward Felix Afena Ohene-Gyan has paid a heartwarming tribute retiring Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan.
The youngster played in the 2022 FIFA World Cup playoffs the Super Eagles of Nigeria as Ghana qualified to its fourth World Cup.
He described the Ghana legend as his idol, inspiration thanked the all time top scorer of Ghana and Africa’s top scorer at the World for making Ghanaians dream.
“My inspiration. My Idol Thank you for making us dream,” wrote the 20-year-old forward on his social media pages.
Afena-Gyan has been touted as the next Gyan following his breakout campaign in 2021.
Meanwhile, Gyan is retiring as Ghana’s all-time top scorer with 51 goals from 109 appearances for the Black Stars.
“I want to take this great opportunity, a stage that is difficult in every footballer’s career, a moment all footballers do not wish, but when nature dawns, that thin voice will keep echoing into the ears… it is time… that voice has been clear in my ears, and I have succumbed to it, it is time. It is time to hand the jersey and boots in glory as I officially retire from active football,” said Gyan as he announced his retirement.