-Asamoah Gyan has rendered an apology to Ghanaians over the Black Stars’ World Cup miss
-He urged the citizenry to rally their support behind the new crop of players to push them to higher heights
-The Captain of the team has been included in Ghana’s squad to face Egypt on Sunday
Captain of the Senior National Team, Asamoah Gyan has expressed his sincere apology to Ghanaians on behalf of the entire playing body for their inability to secure a slot in the upcoming World Cup in Russia.
Speaking to journalists who had gathered to witness the team’s first training after arriving in camp, the striker indicated that he was well aware that many Ghanaians including himself were disappointed by the fact that the nation could not make it to the global football fiesta after appearing three times in a row.
The Ghanaian international who plays football in Turkey apologized to Ghanaians and indicated that they were going to work hard on a plan for the future.
The former Sunderland striker went on to urge Ghanaians to throw their weight behind the current crop of young players who were being introduced into the team.
The footballer who also doubles as a business mogul indicated that the failure of the Black Stars to reach the World Cup was “one of those things” but expressed his disappointment for their ‘failure’ to qualify to represent the country in Russia.
Ghana was pipped by The Pharaohs of Egypt who have booked a place at next year’s world cup after 27 years of trying to qualify.
The Black Stars however have one more game in hand against Egypt which is expected to be played this weekend in Cape Coast.
Ghana has played in 3 consecutive World Cups from 2006 but will not take part in next year’s football event.
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