Ghana’s Sports Minister, Mustapha Ussif has sung praises of former Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan who retired on Tuesday evening.
The minister described Gyan as a true legend who’s undoubtedly one of the most iconic players in the history of Africa Football.
According to him, the legacy of the Ghana’s all time top scorer will live on for generations to come.
“Asamoah Gyan, a true Ghanaian legend, has announced his retirement from football. He is undoubtedly one of the most iconic players in African football history, and his legacy will live on for generations to come,” wrote Honourable Ussif on Twitter.
“We are grateful for his service to the national team, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors,” he added.
Gyan scored six goals at the FIFA World Cup which is most by any African player in the history of the tournament and scored eight goals at AFCON which is second highest by a Ghanaian football, just one goal behind Andre Ayew who’s on nine goals now.