Asamoah Gyan along with his friends from Ghana receive the Arabian Golden Boot award in Al Ain
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has been handed the Arabian Golden Shoe award for emerging the top scorer of all Arabian Leagues in the 2011-2012 season, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.
The Black Stars captain was presented with the award on Friday before Al Ain took on Al Shabab in the UAE top flight league match.
Gyan was presented with the award by the editor of the Al Hadath Al Riyadi magazine, Saeed Gabris as the 33rd winner of the prestigious price since it was initiated in the 1979-1980 season.
He becomes the first Ghanaian to receive the pretigious accolade.
Gyan, who was not in action, received the award initiated by the Al Hadath Al Riyadi magazine to honour top scorers in the Arab region.
Gyan scored 21 goals in 22 matches, 0.954 goals per match, in the 2011-2012 season to emerge winner of the prestigious accolade.
His goal haul was far in excess of second-placed Ahmed Hay...