Sports News of Saturday, 28 November 2020
Former Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan is already demonstrating that even at the prime age of 35, he still can hold his own against relatively younger opponents.
The former Sunderland man made his 'second debut' in the Ghana Premier League since leaving the shores of Ghana 17 years ago.
In his first game for Legon Cities since his transfer deadline day acquisition, Gyan brought his experience and dexterity to bear as he helped Cities to a 1-1 draw against title contenders Medeama at the Accra Sports stadium on Friday night.
Gyan who in the first half was seen helping to coach the team came on in the second half and made an instant impact.
His 20 minutes cameo was the highlight of the match but his brilliant piece of skill, to nutmeg Medeama's Justice Blay is what has left fans craving for more.
In that 6-seconds video which has made its way onto social media platforms, Gyan who was wearing his favourite number 3 jersey in an attempt to beat his marker, stepped on the ball and completely left his opponent kicking the air.
Legon Cities remain winless in the three games they have played so far but Gyan is confident that they will settle and soon hit the ground running.
“I am very much excited to be back home. This is where the name, Asamoah Gyan started and it feels great to play in the league again after 17-years, ” he said after the game.
“I am very much satisfied with the game tonight. It’s a positive one. We need to approach the next game with this same mentality and I believe soon the wins will come” he added.
Watch the sublime skill and the reactions thereof below.
Lol Asamoah Gyan with the sulia pic.twitter.com/unHkRDN1KB— E. A. Mills, Ph.D. (@fii_mills) November 27, 2020
Asamoah Gyan sent Justice Blay back to Tarkwa ???????? pic.twitter.com/Jp3tLU3ppH— Owuraku Ampofo (@_owurakuampofo) November 27, 2020
Asamoah Gyan announcing his presence in the @GhanaLeague with a fine nutmeg... sui! I felt that #LegonCitiesMedeama— SAMUELLO?????????????????????? (@Psamuello) November 27, 2020
what a nutmeg by Asamoah Gyan.#AFCON2012— Eric Ackon (@ackericon) February 1, 2012
Asamoah Gyan making his @LegonCitiesFC debut #GPL #BringBackTheLove pic.twitter.com/YlDU7UoZm0— After The Whistle (@ATWPodcastGCR) November 27, 2020
Asamoah Gyan make Obolo but still got the talent chale his debut tho legend.pic.twitter.com/kqt2KPCGVI— Sb Orlando???????????????? (@gyaigyiimi) November 27, 2020
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