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Gyan meets Ghana President John Mahama to review UNAIDS' Protect the Goal campaign

Published on: 01 September 2014
Asamoah Gyan in a handshake with Ghana President John Mahama

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan was at the Flagstaff House on Monday to meet with President John Mahama over their involvement in the HIV/AIDS awareness campaign, Protect the Goal.

The Al Ain ace used the occasion to brief the President over his recent visit to Malawi where he took part in several activities to promote the campaign waged by UNAIDS.

The meeting held at the Flagstaff House was attended by Sports Minister Mahama Ayariga, UNAIDS Country Director Girmay Haile, representatives from the Ghana AIDS Commission and the Business Manager of Asamoah Gyan, Samuel Anim Addo.

Asamoah Gyan in a table discussion with President John Mahama

Asamoah Gyan and President John Mahama signed unto a pact last year to become ambassadors of the Protect the Goal campaign.

Their meeting amongst other things discusses was to review the progress being made in the fight against HIV/AIDS from the continent.

It was the first time both Asamoah Gyan and President Mahama were meeting following Ghana's early exit from the 2014 World Cup.

Asamoah Gyan in a group photograph with President John Mahama

The Ghanaian head of state thus used the opportunity to chip in his thoughts over the Black Stars’ disappointing showing in Brazil.

He also inspired the Ghana captain to lead his side to success in yet another qualifying campaign for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations which commences at the weekend.

Gyan met with Head of Communications at the Presidency Ben Dotse Malor and Commodore S.G Obimpeh on his way into the Flagstaff House.

Asamoah Gyan met Commodore Obimpeh on his way up to see President Mahama

He was hailed by employees present as he made his way to go see the President with constant chants of his nickname, ‘Baby Jet’.

The 28-year-old will be joining his international teammates in the Black Stars on Monday night to begin camping ahead of their opening 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Uganda on Saturday in Kumasi.

The team will thereafter make a short trip to face neighbours Togo in the second qualifying game on September 10.



This article has 6 comment(s), give your comment
  • Canadian says:
    September 01, 2014 11:33 pm
    Any fool walks straight to the president because he has got nothing to do.creep Asamoah Gyan ,
  • Commonsense says:
    September 02, 2014 12:42 am
    Any low life idiot living in Canada will always like to promulgate to the world where he lives. Kwasia man, just grow the **** up and respect others even if you aint seeing eye to eye with them. Empty barrels, make the most modafucking noise!!! Respect Gyan#3
  • kings says:
    September 02, 2014 05:24 am
    gud luck gyan ignore nasty coment abt u nd concentrate on your work
  • chris says:
    September 02, 2014 05:43 am
    You wish to be him
  • PAPASI says:
    September 02, 2014 09:58 am
    @ animal canadian or whoever, who in ur impoverished miserable family can u compare urself to Gyan? Comment like a rational human being and stop unearthing your deep stupid hatred for an accomplished foootballer like Gyan.... and who told you this stinking idiot fool is recognized by some of us as president.... He (so called president) is even lucky to have shook hands with Gyan,,,.... Nincompoop, next time reason from your brain and not from your anus!!!!!!!!
  • Olu of 9ja says:
    September 02, 2014 01:36 pm
    Best Wishes Gyan my man, true son of mother Ghana and Africa. And to hell with haters