Footage of 36 Year Old Asamoah Gyan Training After Declaring Desire to Play at the World Cup Spotted

Footage of 36 Year Old Asamoah Gyan Training After Declaring Desire to Play at the World Cup Spotted

  • Former captain of the Black Stars Asamoah Gyan has been spotted training rigorously after stating his intentions to play at the World Cup
  • Asamoah Gyan is hoping to make Ghana coach Otto Addo's team to the World Cup in Qatar later this year
  • The legendary striker is Africa's all-time leading scorer at the FIFA World Cup, with six goals in three tournaments

Legendary Ghanaian forward, Asamoah Gyan, is leaving no stone unturned in his quest to make a return to the Black Stars for the 2022 World Cup.

Asamoah Gyan revealed his desire to make another appearance at the World Cup on Tuesday August 16, 2022 and has been undergoing personal training to get back in shape for the tournament in Qatar.

In a video posted on social media, Gyan is seen seriously going through some drills as he sheds a bit of weight off.

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Asamoah Gyan has started serious training ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Credit: @ghanafaofficial @JoySportsGH
Source: Twitter

Gyan was Ghana's captain at the 2014 edition where Ghana exited at the group stages.

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The former Sunderland forward remains the African player with the most goals at the World Cup, having scored six goals in three tournaments.

Asamoah Gyan last played for Ghana Premier League side Legon Cities and has been inactive since April 2021.

Asamoah Gyan draws inspiration from Roger Milla as he eyes 2022 World Cup

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Asamoah Gyan is not giving up on his dreams of playing at a fourth FIFA World Cup, as he draws inspiration from the legendary Roger Milla.

The 36-year-old is currently unattached but has started training to stay fit before November's World Cup in Qatar.

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Gyan, who was speaking to the BBC, believes he might be a surprise inclusion to Otto Addo's team for the global showpiece.

Asamoah Gyan wants revenge against Uruguay at the 2022 World Cup

Asamoah Gyan is hoping for the opportunity to make amends after his penalty miss at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa against Uruguay.

The 36-year-old has disclosed his desire to play at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar later this year.

And with Ghana set to face nemesis Uruguay in group H, Gyan dreams of revenging the painful defeat 12 years ago.

Source: Sports Brief News