Video of Ghana Legend Asamoah Gyan Meeting Eswatini King Cladded in Traditional Outfit Spotted

Video of Ghana Legend Asamoah Gyan Meeting Eswatini King Cladded in Traditional Outfit Spotted

  • Asamoah Gyan has met the King of Eswatini during his visit of the South African nation over the weekend
  • The former Black Stars captain played in an exhibition game for African legends against Eswatini stars
  • Asamoah Gyan has disclosed his desire to play for the Black Stars at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year

Legendary Ghanaian footballer Asamoah Gyan has met Eswatini's king during his visit of the Southern African nation.

The former Black Stars captain, who was in Eswatini for an African legends and Eswatini stars exhibition game, took the opportunity to meet Mswati III.

In a video posted on social media, Gyan paid homage to the king in the company of his manager, cladded in traditional Eswatini outfit.

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Asamoah Gyan has met Eswatini king Mswati III during his visit to the South African nation. Credit: @mac_okocha @Ghanaweb
Source: Twitter

Asamoah Gyan presented his book, LeGyandary to the king as they spent time talking about the game. He also gave him his jersey.

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The 36-year-old Ghanaian football legend has not hidden his desire to return to the FIFA World Cup, as the Black Stars prepare for the Mundial in Qatar.

Gyan remains Ghana's all-time leading scorer and he is the African with the most goals at the FIFA World Cup.

Asamoah Gyan mobbed by fans in Eswatini

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that legendary Ghanaian forward, Asamoah Gyan, received a warm welcome in Eswatini as fans mobbed the ex-Black Stars captain following his arrival in the Southern African country.

The 36-year-old was in Eswatini over the weekend for an exhibition game as part of efforts to grow interest in football.

Gyan scored in the game between African legends and Eswatini stars. In a video posted on social media, Asamoah Gyan was surrounded by fans who wanted to catch a glimpse of the African World Cup star.

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Assistant coach of the Black Stars, George Boateng, has disclosed that the technical handlers of the team are yet to talk to Asamoah Gyan over his World Cup ambition.

The 36-year-old former Ghana captain declared his intentions of participating at the 2022 FIFA World Cup last month.

But his inclusion to the team for Qatar 2022 will largely depend on the Black Stars coach and his technical team.