Asamoah Gyan was never happy with General captain role - George Amoako

Published on: 16 September 2020

Management Committee Chairman of the Black Stars, Mr George Amoako has revealed that Asamoah Gyan was never with the decision to name him as a General Captain of the national team.

The 33-year-old lost to captaincy ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations  [Afcon] in Egypt under Kwesi Appiah as the head coach of the team.

Gyan was handed a new role as the General captain of the team with Andre Ayew taking up the leadership as the new captain of the team.

However, the hierarchy of the team has scrapped general captain role after Ayew was maintained as the captain of the team with Thomas Partey and Richard Ofori acting as 1st and 2nd captains.

And according to Mr Amoako, the former Sunderland and Kayserispor was never interested and happy with his role as the general captain of the team.

"Asamoah Gyan was never interested in the position of the General captain of the Black Stars," George Amoako, who is the Chief Executive Officer told Kumasi based Nhyira FM.

He did not understand the role as a General captain of the team. I think if you don’t like the person as a captain, you let him understand but you don’t give a role that is complex," he added.

Gyan has been out of the Black Stars after teh 2019 Afcon in Egypt.