Ghana Legend Asamoah Gyan Thrilled With Debut Punditry Performance as AFCON Ends

Ghana Legend Asamoah Gyan Thrilled With Debut Punditry Performance as AFCON Ends

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Legendary Ghanaian footballer Asamoah Gyan has expressed delight with his first punditry job after AFCON came to an end
  • The 36-year-old spent the entire month as specialist analyst for South African TV channel Super Sport
  • Asamoah Gyan was on set for the final between Senegal and Egypt as the West Africans were crowned champions

Former Ghana captain, Asamoah Gyan is thrilled with his performance after a successful debut as a pundit for the just ended Africa Cup of Nations.

The legendary Ghanaian forward, spent the month of January and February working on South African channel Super Sport as a specialist analyst.

And ahead of his final show last night, the striker revealed his excitement talking football on TV, rather than playing.

Asamoah Gyan working as a pundit on Super Sport. SOURCE: @ASAMOAH_GYAN3
Asamoah Gyan shares excitement as punditry job ends after AFCON final. SOURCE: @ASAMOAH_GYAN3
Source: Twitter
"It's been an absolute thrilling experience over the past one month doing AFCON2021 punditry on Super Sport TV. It was a fulfilling start into punditry and I owe it all to your feedback. We are up for a final tonight. We couldn't have asked for a better one than this," he wrote on Twitter.

Asamoah Gyan dazzled as a pundit with his razor-sharp analysis winning the hearts of many football lovers.

Fans react to Asamoah Gyan's punditry performance

Jerome Otchere wrote: "Nice job. I’m looking forward to a Senegal triumph and oh! A Caroline hairstyle and outfit. She’s been so lovely throughout."
"You did a great job !!! Congratulations," wrote Trigmatic, a rapper from Ghana.
"We're proud of you," added Bill Eshun.
"You’ve done well by bringing your technical knowledge to the show.Your past experience as an accomplished footballer fused with aura & good sense of fashion added colour to the show.I’m sure tonight your presence will awe Africa & the rest of the world," Philip Alimo wrote.

Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan visits Sundowns

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Asamoah Gyan loves it in South Africa, after making some of his best memories during his playing career in the country and seems to continue that legacy while working as a pundit on SuperSport.

The 36-year-old former Ghana captain took time off to visit South African club Mamelodi Sundowns, where he was given a tour of their multipurpose facilities.

In photos posted on Twitter, sighted by Sports Brief, the footballer turned pundit was impressed with what he saw from an African club.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.