Footage of Ghana Legend Asamoah Gyan Giving Scoring Tips to Match Winner Antoine Semenyo Emerges

Footage of Ghana Legend Asamoah Gyan Giving Scoring Tips to Match Winner Antoine Semenyo Emerges

Lukman Mumuni
March 24, 2023 at 10:35 AM
  • Match-winner Antoine Semenyo has met Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan
  • The Bournemouth forward netted late as the Black Stars defeated Angola
  • The west African team will travel to Luanda for the second leg on Monday

Antoine Semenyo finally met his idol, Asamoah Gyan after scoring the winner in the game between Ghana and Angola in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The Bournemouth forward came on in the second half to smash home the winner late in injury time, as the Black Stars collected all three points.

After the game, Semenyo was spotted with Gyan, who was visibly giving the forward instructions on his positioning.

Antoine Semenyo, Ghana, Black Stars, Asamoah Gyan
Asamoah Gyan has been spotted giving scoring tips to match-winner, Antoine Semenyo. Credit: @GhanaBlackstars @enochworlanyo
Source: Twitter

In a video shared on social media, Gyan - who has seen it all at the senior national level - looked like he was handing over some of his scoring prowess to Semenyo.

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The victory keeps Ghana at the top of Group E and three points clear off second-placed Angola and the Central African Republic.

The Black Stars will seal qualification if they beat the Palancas Negras in Angola on Monday.

Semenyo reacts to his winner

The Bournemouth forward expressed delight after netting a late winner for the Black Stars against Angola.

"There was no pressure. I need to make sure I’m effective for the team. I always wanna help the team and be effective. I am happy today and we have to go again in the next few days," he said after the game, as quoted by GHANASoccernet.

Semenyo added he was happy at scoring the goal and felt both he and the team needed it.

Gyan meets Ghana U23 team

Earlier, Sports Brief reported on former Black Stars captain, Gyan visiting Ghana's U23 team ahead of their CAF U23 AFCON qualifiers.

The Black Meteors are preparing for the double-header against Algeria in the final round of qualifiers for the tournament later this year.

Ghana will travel to the capital city of Algiers for the first leg on March 24, before hosting the north Africans in Kumasi four days later.

Fans hail Thomas Partey

Thomas Partey seems to have rewon the hearts of Ghanaian football fans after a strong display in the game against Angola.

The Arsenal midfielder captained the Black Stars to a hard-fought victory over the Palancas Negras in Kumasi on Thursday.

Second-half substitute, Semenyo scored in injury time to hand Ghana all three points and bring the team nearer to qualification.

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