Ghanaian international footballer and captain of the senior national team, Asamoah Gyan who for a long time had been noted for his dominance on the football pitch and goal scoring abilities has revealed his impeccable business sense that many people were not aware of.
The former Sunderland Forward has proved over 18 times that he has the niche for business and with the help of a team, put together solid companies in his name.
The Ghanaian international has joined the ranks of other international footballers to have invested heavily in other industries apart from sports. He is believed to own some 18 businesses from the many industries he has pumped money into.
The Ghanaian striker has blazed a path that many Ghanaian footballers have started emulating. His investments seem to grow by the day and a few days ago, he was given the ‘green light’ to start operations of his airline which is believed to be called, Baby Jet Airlines.
The president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo made the special announcement.
Today, YEN.com.gh brings you the industries in which the footballer has ventured into.
The footballer who loves music ventured into music and produced a number of very popular songs. He featured in one of Castro’s hit songs. He is also known to be a very good dancer.
The Ghanaian international who loves the sport set out to have his own boxing promotion and has a number of fighters he promotes under the Baby Jet Promotions. One of his boxers is the renowned Emmanuel “Gameboy” Tagoe.
Asamoah Gyan is believed to be the owner of some 30 buses that make up his company and they are reported to convey passengers between Accra and Kumasi
4. Real Estate
Believed to be one of the most promising industries in Africa, it is reported that the footballer has invested heavily in buildings. He is believed to own a number of facilities which he rents out.
It is reported that the footballer is the face behind the import of a noodle brand called Mama Vits Noodles and rice
6. Event Management
The Turkey-based footballer has ventured into provision of logistics that are used for events. Some of the logistics include, stages, trusses, lights, Public Address systems, tents and LED screens. It is believed that the company, JetLink Events & Logistics is located in Adjringanor, a surburb of Accra.
7. Airline Services
The captain of the Black Stars has been handed the operational license to commence the running of his new company Baby Jet Airlines.
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