Skipper of the Black Stars, Asamoah Gyan has stressed his commitment to the Black Stars, insisting he will not allow anyone to force him into retirement.
Gyan is Ghana’s all-time top scorer with an impressive 51 goals from 105 games, however he has been the subject of criticism in recent times following the Black Stars’ poor performances.
The Kayserispor striker has come under the spotlight from a section of Ghanaians following his no show in Ghana’s dull 1-1 draw with Congo in the 2018 world cup qualifiers.
Criticisms for the striker, as well as the Ayew brothers, Andre and Jordan, became fiercer after a second-string Black Stars team defeated Congo by five goals to one in Brazzaville in their absence.
However, despite calls from some quarters for Gyan to retire from international duty, the striker insists he is still committed to representing his country.
According to him, he knows his capabilities and will not be bullied into retirement.
In an interview with Angel FM, the former Sunderland forward said: “In this world, things are obvious and it happens in every institution, but I know I won't play the national team till the end of my life so I will one-day say goodbye to the nation.”
"My records for the national team can't be erased, yes, it can't be erased and no one can retire me from the national team, it is only God and time.”
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