The injury afflicting Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, is not serious, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has revealed.
The GFA the striker could even play in Ghana’s AFCON quarter-final match against DR Congo on Sunday.
Gyan is currently with the team at Oyem, Gabon, where he would undergo treatment in order to feature in subsequent games.
Even if he does not start the game on Sunday, the FA says he will play a part or be available in subsequent games.
Gyan was substituted in their last game against Egypt and the striker walked painfully off the pitch.
The development provoked fear among many Ghanaians who thought he would miss the rest of the competition.
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According to Medical Officer of the Black Stars, Adam Baba, the player suffered a left thigh muscle contusion and a test on Thursday at Libreville has shown that the injury is not too serious.
The development will no doubt help boost the morale of the team as they head into the DR Congo game.