Asamoah Gyan remains to be the Basic Captain of Black Stars – CK Akonnor

Charles Akonnor, new Head Coach of Black Stars, has mentioned the staff’s all-time main striker, Asamoah Gyan will preserve his position because the Basic Captain of the staff.

Coach Akonnor mentioned this throughout his first interplay with native media in Accra the place he additionally named his first name up since taking cost of the staff.


Gyan missed out on the gaffer’s 23 man squad to face Sudan in a double-header African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier on March 27.

Nonetheless, Akonnor advised the press Gyan nonetheless remained an essential determine within the staff.

“Asamoah Gyan remains to be the Basic Captain of the aspect and Andrew Ayew stays the captain of the aspect, I personally met and spoke to him (Gyan) about his plans for the Black Stars, however he gladly advised me that he’s not prepared and match now for the Black Stars and I respect his determination,” Akonnor mentioned.


“Gyan is all the time welcomed as soon as he’s match. He is without doubt one of the most skilled gamers the staff can boast of.”

Gyan, 34, has been sidelined by damage and treating it within the nation now. He has had a powerful begin at his new membership NorthEast United within the Indian League scoring 4 instances in eight video games.

Gyan was named Basic Captain of the staff by former coach Akwasi Appiah, following a choice to strip Gyan off his captaincy position for Andre Dede Ayew within the run-up to the 2019 AFCON in Egypt.