Dr. Nyaho-Tamakloe, a former president of the Ghana Football Association [GFA], believes Asamoah Gyan will be “a tremendous addition” to the Black Stars team for the 2022 World Cup if he can get back to full health.
During a BBC interview, the 37-year-old player who hasn’t played for a club in the past two years recently voiced his intention to compete in the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
After making his squad debut in 2003, Gyan has played a significant role. Since competing at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, he has not appeared for the national squad.
In the past three years, Gyan has struggled with nagging ailments, and his stint playing for Legon Cities in the Ghana Premier League also didn’t go as planned.
In spite of his lack of involvement, he claims he hasn’t retired and has made himself available for a comeback with the Black Stars before the World Cup in Qatar.
Dr. Nyaho-Tamakloe, however, thinks Gyan ought to be a part of Ghana’s team provided he can demonstrate his fitness.
The politician-turned-football official thinks that anytime Gyan enters the field, he scares a lot of defenders.
Asamoah Gyan has left an amazing legacy in Ghanaian football. He plays fantastic football, so why not if he has the endurance? The Graphic Sports reported what he stated.
Defenders are afraid to approach Asamoah Gyan when he is sprinting with the ball, the man said, according to Graphic Sports.
“He is skilled and tactical, but the issue is his playing strength. He’d be a great addition to the World Cup if he could improve on that.
The Black Stars will compete in friendlies before the World Cup against Nicaragua, Brazil, and Switzerland.
Portugal, South Korea, and Uruguay make compose Otto Addo’s team’s group in Qatar.