Ghana Legend Asamoah Gyan Sings Praises of New Star, Blesses Him for Picking His Number 3 Shirt

Ghana Legend Asamoah Gyan Sings Praises of New Star, Blesses Him for Picking His Number 3 Shirt

Lukman Mumuni
March 29, 2023 at 10:43 PM
  • Asamoah Gyan believes Ernest Nuamah is the next big star in Ghanaian football
  • The Black Meteors winger starred as Ghana defeated Algeria in the AFCON U23 qualifiers
  • Nuamah has also been the best player at FC Nordsjaelland this season

Former Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan has praised Black Meteors forward Ernest Nuamah after his dazzling display in the victory over Algeria.

The FC Nordsjaelland youngster provided the assist for Abdul Fatawu Issahaku's winner as Ghana qualified for the Africa U23 Cup of Nations.

Nuamah was e toast of fans at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium as he exhibited superb skills and dribbling ability.

Asamoah Gyan, Ghana, Black Stars, Ernest Nuamah
Asamoah Gyan has praised Ghanaian youngster Ernest Nuamah after his display against Algeria. Credit: @GhanaBlackstars @ghanafaofficial
Source: Twitter

Gyan took to social media to celebrate the 19-year-old and believes he is the right person to inherit his throne.

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"Another next big thing for Ghana. Check out the jersey number his is wearing," he wrote on Twitter.

Nuamah, one of the graduates of the famed Right to Dream Academy, is enjoying a breakout campaign in the Danish Superliga after leading Nordsjaelland to top of the table.

The teen sensation was close to making the Ghana team for the World Cup after making the provisional squad.

Meanwhile, Gyan, who wore the number 3 jersey for most of his career with the national team is yet to announce his retirement.

Gyan remains Ghana's all-time top scorer with 51 goals from 109 matches.

Fans hail Ernest Nuamah

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ernest Nuamah has been the name on the lips of Ghanaians in the last few hours, following his dazzling display for the Black Meteors in the AFCON U23 qualifiers.

The FC Nordsjaelland forward provided an assist as the Ghana U23 team defeated Algeria to qualify for the tournament in Morocco in June.

Nuamah tormented the Young Desert Foxes and created several goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates, but only one was converted by Fatawu Issahaku.

Gyan reacts to Ashimeru's performance

Former Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan feels vindicated after new Ghana midfielder Abdul Majeed Ashimeru's cameo display against Angola.

The Anderlecht star made a huge impact in the 18 minutes that he played as the Black Stars shared the spoils with the Palancas Negras in the AFCON qualifier on Monday.

Gyan, earlier protested after the midfielder was dropped for the World Cup in Qatar last year.

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