Successful Ghanaian international football star, Asamoah Gyan, has revealed the next career he will be pursuing after he retires from football.
The Black Stars captain has hinted that he will learn how to pilot when he retires from international football.
According to a modernghana.com report, Baby Jet will consider piloting as a part-time job after his retirement.
Asamoah Gyan believes that he has learnt a lot throughout his football career and he is eager to employ the things he has learnt in other areas.
“I have learned a lot throughout my football career.”
“Leadership, determination, commitment, perseverance and mental toughness; they will come into play in my airline business,” Gyan said.
Gyan’s interest in piloting comes after his acquisition of a new airline, Baby Jet Airline.
The 32-year-old Ghana’s top scorer said he, with the help of his business team, conducted several researches to identify business opportunities
That was when the airline idea was conceived in 2012, he disclosed.
However, he decided to wait till the appropriate time to set the plan in motion.
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“Now is the right time for me to go ahead with my airline business because I believe Ghana’s economy is expanding,” he said in an interview with CNN on Wednesday.
The former Sunderland player is optimistic about his new career ambition.
His “Jet Energy drink” which was launched recently is already on the market.
Meanwhile, the Director General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Mr. Samuel Allotey, has said the Baby Jet Airline and four others are expected to start operations in the coming months.
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