Manager of Asamoah Gyan, Anim Sammy is expected to address the media with regards to the retirement of the skipper.
Asamoah Gyan will also issue a statement flowing the telephone conversation he had with President Akufo-Addo on Tuesday.
A tweet by Asamoah Gyan on the issue read: “Later today, my manager @AnimSammy will be speaking on my behalf regarding my retirement from the national team. I will also release a statement based on the telephone discussion with the president @NAkufoAddoLater today, my manager @AnimSammy will be speaking on my behalf regarding my retirement from the national team. I will also release a statement based on the telephone discussion with the president @NAkufoAddo”
President Akufo-Addo on Tuesday had a telephone conversation with Asamoah Gyan and admonished him to rescind his decision to retire from the national team.
A statement issued by Directpr Communications at the presidency Eugene Arhin said: “The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, this afternoon, held a meeting with the Minister for Youth and Sports, the President of the GFA Normalisation Committee, and the Chair of the Management Committee of the Senior National Football Team, the Black Stars. The meeting, a continuation of the regular meetings the President holds with them, discussed, amongst others, the preparations being made towards AFCON 2019, and how to end Ghana’s AFCON trophy drought.
President Akufo-Addo, subsequently, also spoke on the telephone with Asamoah Gyan, and informed him of the considerable national disquiet over his decision to retire from the Black Stars. The President urged him, in the national interest, to rescind his decision to retire from the Black Stars, and make himself available for selection by Coach Kwasi Appiah.”