Ghana new boy Edwin Gyasi is delighted to have opened his scoring account with the Black Stars but is disappointed the West African country failed to qualify for the World Cup.
Gyasi found his name on the scoresheet after levelling the scores in Ghana’s 1-1 stalemate with the Pharaohs of Egypt on Sunday at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium in the last group game of the qualifier.
And despite scoring his first Ghana goal, the Aalesund winger says it is disappointing to accept that the Ghana will not be at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
According to the Norway-based midfielder, Ghana should always be at the World Cup because of its pedigree in world football.
He however congratulated Egypt for reaching the World Cup at the expense of Ghana, adding that the Pharaohs worked hard for their qualification slot.
Speaking to Ghanaweb.com after the game, Gyasi said ‘If you look at Ghana, it is a team that should always be at the World Cup in my opinion. I want to congratulate the Egyptians, they worked hard for this, and yeah every country works hard for it. If I say they (Egypt) don’t deserve it, that will be petty but for me Ghana should always be at the World Cup. I hope to get an opportunity to play in the World Cup with Ghana next time.”
It was the Aalesund FK hitman's first international goal, and came in only his second international, with the 26-year-old having made his debut in the Black Stars' 5-1 victory over the Congolese in September.
The 26-year old says it was an unbelievable feeling to have scored his first goal for the Black Stars.
Below is the video of Gyasi’s interview with Ghanaweb:
By: Sheikh Tophic Sienu @desheikh1 on twitter