Found February 19, 2012 on Ghanasoccernet:
PLAYERS: Asamoah Gyan
Agyemanag-Badu (left), Samuel Inkoom and Asamoah Gyan (right)Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu is surprised by Asamoah Gyan’s quit decision and has asked Ghanaians to learn how to appreciate their stars. Gyan informed the Ghana FA on Friday night he wanted an international break following an intense abuses suffered at the hands of fans after he missed a penalty in the semi-final defeat to Zambia.Badu believes the UAE-based striker has been compelled to prematurely put his international career on break due to the barrage unconstructive criticisms.“The insults are too much. Ghanaians don’t appreciate his efforts. He is our leading scorer so this is very bad news for Ghana,” the crocked Udinese ace told“It was just one missed penalty, but the insults on him and his family were too much.”Gyan made his Ghana debut as a 17-year-old in 2003 and is the Black Stars leading scorer with 28 goals in 59 matches.

Gyan takes indefinite break from playing for Ghana

The Ghana Football Association says it is urging Asamoah Gyan to change his mind after the striker decided to take an indefinite break from international football following abuse from fans. The GFA says Sunderland striker Gyan, who is currently on loan at United Arab Emirates-based team Al Ain, is ''frustrated over the verbal abuse he has received since playing for the country...

Breaking News: Asamoah Gyan Hints At Quick Ghana Return

Asamoah Gyan has taken a break from international footballGhana striker Asamoah Gyan has hinted that he will make a quick return to the Black Stars just days after announcing his decision to take an indefinite break from international football.The Al Ain attacker reiterated his commitment to the Black Stars stating that he will continue to serve his country.In an emotional statement...

Breaking News: Asamoah Gyan Quits Ghana National Team

<img class="size-medium wp-image-119442" title="gyan1" src="" alt="Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has decided to take an "indefinite break" from international football. " width="300" height="168" />Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has decided...

Asamoah Gyan Explains Ghana Quit Decision

Asamoah Gyan has explained why he wants a break from international dutyGhana striker Asamoah Gyan has revealed he has lost the psychological battle to continue playing for the Black Stars, the player explained via twitter. The Al Ain ace claims a second penalty miss at a major tournament has hunted him as a player.The Black Stars top scorer with 28 goals missed a penalty in the semi...

Al Ain Coach Olaroiu Steps To Gyan’s Defence

Distraught Asamoah GyanAl-Ain coach Cosmin Olaroiu has launched a scathing attack on Ghanaian fans for criticising Asamoah Gyan for his penalty miss at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.The 26-year-old has become the subject matter of Ghana’s disappointing Nations Cup run after missing a first half spot-kick in the semi-final defeat to Zambia.The miss adds to the striker’s unfortunate...

Heartland Fc Defender Wants Gyan To Return

Zambia's Kennedy Mweene saves Asamoah Gyan's penalty kickNigeria-based Ghanaian defender Joseph Jackson wants striker Asamoah Gyan to rescind his decision to quit the Black Stars. Gyan on Friday decided to take an ‘indefinite’ break from international football following massive criticisms after missing a penalty in the semi-final of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.The...

Black Stars To Face African Football Champs Zambia

Asamoah Gyan and his team-mates are confident that they can avenge the defeatFairytale Africa Cup of Nations champions Zambia will return to competitive action in June with 2014 World Cup qualifiers against recent rivals Sudan and Ghana.The Chipolopolo (Copper Bullets) defeated the Sudanese Jediane Falcons and the Ghanaian Black Stars in the knockout stages of the African tournament...

Budding Talents Excites Ghana Fa Member Addy

Athletes in action during the 800m raceGhana FA Executive Committee Member Linean Addy is amazed at the depth of talent displayed during the Sports and Musical Jamboree organized by the Asamoah Gyan Foundation.Twenty second cycle institutions participated in the two-day multi-sport event at the Sports Oval of the University of Ghana, Legon with Teshie Presec sweeping most if the...

Asamoah Gyan quits Ghana

Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan has decided to take a temporary break from international football, the Ghana Football Association have revealed....

Gyan takes break from International football

Striker Asamoah Gyan will take an indefinite break from international football after Ghana’s failed Africa Cup of Nations campaign. Ghana...

Gyan admits to mental struggle

Ghana international Asamoah Gyan said his penalty miss at the 2010 World Cup still plays on his mind. Gyan –...

Asamoah Gyan Will Return In September- Ghana Fa Veep

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Gyan says psychologically shattered after penalty misses (Reuters)

Missing key penalties for Ghana in successive tournaments has left Asamoah Gyan "psychologically down" and wanting a break from the national team, the striker said on Twitter on Monday.

Ghana FA wants Asamoah Gyan to reconsider his decision to quit international football (

The Al Ain marksman has called it quits as far as international football is concerned, but the FA feels that it is not the way to go for a player of his caliber.

PPL Park to host Ghana-Chile February 29

PPL Park will host an international exhibition match between the national teams of Ghana and Chile on February 29, it was announced today. Kick off is set for 7:00 p.m. EST. “We’re excited to begin 2012 with another high-quality international game,” said Union CEO & Operating Partner Nick Sakiewicz. “We’ve committed to bringing world-class soccer to the Philadelphia...
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