Former Midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has charged the Ghana Football Association to appoint Asamoah Gyan as a stricker coach ahead of 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.
Gyan who is without a club is bidding to make a shock return to the international fold as he eyes a spot in Ghana’s squad for the global show piece.
The 36 year old last played for the Black Stars in the 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt and last featured actively in the 2020/21 season for Ghana Premier League side, Legon Cities where he made just five appearances and failed to score.
According to Agyemang Badu, Gyan should be part of the Black Stars set up as a striker
coach but for the field of play be can offer help ro the attacking players. He said “we can offer him to be there to help with the striking side as the striker’s coach but for the field of play, hecan never be ready for the world cup; he told Joy Sports.
Gyan is the all time leading goal scorer of Ghana, with 5 goals. With 6 goals, Gyan is the top scorer African in the history of World Cup. He had represented Ghana at the 2004 Summer Olympics and in seven African Cup of Nations in 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019, helping them finish in third place in 2008 and runner up in 2010 and 2015.
Ghana has been placed in Group H of the World Cup with Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay.