- Asamoah Gyan has donated $7,000 (GHC40,915) to US-based Ghanaian teen boxer, Joseph Awinongya Jnr
- Awinongya Jnr, 13, is set to fight in the US Junior National Championship
- Asamoah Gyan made the cash donation to urge the juvenile boxer ahead of his match
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The former Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, has gifted US-based Ghanaian teen boxer, Joseph Awinongya Jnr, a whopping $7,000 (GHC40,915) ahead of his fight in the US Junior National Championship.
Gyan’s huge cash gift to the juvenile boxer is yet another of his generous gestures to people who need support to maximise their potentials.
YEN.com.gh gathered that Joseph Awinongya Jnr, 13, is billed to fight in the US Junior National Championship and Asamoah’s cash gift aligns with the multiple support he has received to urge him ahead of the fight.
Awinongya Jnr has taken to social media handle to express appreciation for the kind and cash donations from his fans and loved ones.
''I thank you so much, I am honored to see everyone supporting me especially Asamoah Gyan a soccer legend,'' the juvenile boxer said in a post on Instagram.
Joseph Awinongya Jr is a rising Ghanaian boxer who is placing the country in a positive limelight.
The teenage boxer's superb boxing prowess has won him 13 national titles in boxing in the US, including the Silver Gloves National Championship (three times), Saint Louis National Championship two times, Jr Olympic National Championship (two times), Wisconsin National Championship (two times), and the USA National Championship.
He has also clinched the National Champion at the Western Elite Qualifier, King of the Jungle National Champion, and Power Gloves National Champion.
In other news, YEN.com.gh previously reported that Asamoah Gyan marked his 35th birthday with his brother, Baffour and his manager, Samuel Anim Addo.
Born on 22 November 1985, Asamoah Gyan aka Baby Jet, turned 35 years and he has celebrated the momentous day with style.
The Legon Cities FC striker has served his followers and Ghanaians with quintessential snaps taken in his magnificent mansion.
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