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Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan honoured by Al Ain for World Cup achievements

Published on: 26 July 2014
Asamoah Gyan being presented with the award on Friday night

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan was awarded by Al Ain fans for his milestone achievements at the 2014 World Cup on Friday night.

The 28-year-old finished the World Cup staged in Brazil where Ghana crashed to a first round exit as the all-time leading scorer for his country – breaking a long-standing record jointly held by Edward Acquah and Kwesi Owusu in the process.

Gyan also dethroned legendary Roger Milla as the highest scoring African in the history of the World Cup finals with six goals in three campaigns at the World Cup.

The former Sunderland striker who signed a two-year contract extension with the UAE giants earlier this week, was presented with a crystal-like trophy by Al Ain’s fans in celebration of his international achievements.

The presentation took place shortly after the Dubai-based club was presented with the annual International Friendly Tournament trophy following a 1-1 draw with Al Nasrr on Friday.

Al Ain fans holding up a banner of Asamoah Gyan’s World Cup achievements

Gyan wasn’t involved throughout the friendly tournament as he continues to build his fitness upon his return to pre-season training on Monday.

The Boss’ fans also presented a Gyan with a pictorial billboard of himself which is expected to be erected near the Al Ain home stadium.

Some of the fans in the stands were spotted wielding banners displaying Gyan’s achievements in the stands during and after the club’s International Friendly tournament feat.

Gyan in returned thanked the club and its fans for their massive support since his arrival from Sunderland in 2011.

The Ghana international has evolved to become the most important player of the side - powering the club to back-to-back league triumphs with his aplenty goals.

Gyan is now the leading scorer in the Asian Champions League where Al Ain will be facing Al Ittihad at the quarter final stage.


This article has 8 comment(s), give your comment
  • tiki says:
    July 26, 2014 10:12 pm
  • Patrick essoun junior says:
    July 26, 2014 10:24 pm
    He has the spirit dat.,he can do it dat's why he is doing it n let forget about de low level of the league he plays..every league is a league and let all pray for him for his future bright higher.don't envies him.
  • Anokwale says:
    July 26, 2014 11:13 pm
    He made a good move staying there. He gets respect and playing time. The key is that he stays fit and is able to shine at the AFCON 2015.
  • mike tike says:
    July 26, 2014 07:34 pm
    Open this link and see for yourself
  • lion-fire says:
    July 26, 2014 04:25 pm
    Let us learn to honor our heroes
  • PITO says:
    July 26, 2014 04:31 pm
    Akoa wei ye gyegye no so wo uae ho paa oh. Hw333. BABY jet the Mushroom league champion.
  • vmen usa says:
    July 26, 2014 04:08 pm
    At least he's praised at his club. They make him feel good. Injury free, makes lot of money. And scores lot of goals.....I don't blame him staying there. Go Gyannnn!
  • Mr shange says:
    July 27, 2014 02:58 pm
    Yhoh! this Mickey mouse league is loaded with cash...and they love this man....