Asamoah Gyan: Ghanaian striker to play first competitive match for NorthEast United against Odisha FC

Published on: 18 October 2019

Ghana’s leading goal scorer of all-time, Asamoah Gyan is set to play his first competitive match for NorthEast United next week when the Indian Premier League starts.

The Black Stars striker completed a transfer to the side during the summer transfer window on a free transfer after seeing out his contract with Turkish Super Lig side Kayserispor at the end of the 2018/2019.

Now eager to write a new chapter of his career with NorthEast United, Gyan has been training in the last couple of weeks and is now in good shape to mark his competitive debut next week.

The India top-flight is just 9 days away from starting and Gyan will have his first taste of the league in a fixture against Odisha FC.

That crucial season opener between the two clubs will be played on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at the Sarusajai Stadium in Guwahati.

Asamoah Gyan, 33, already has one goal for NorthEast United after finding the back of the net in their pre-season friendly against the India National team.