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Ghana defender Harrison Afful believes the burglary attack on Asamoah Gyan has taken the shine off their win over Lesotho
Black Stars defender Harrison Afful reveals the burglary attack on captain Asamoah Gyan has taken the shine off their victory over Lesotho.
The Ghana squad was greeted with sad news of a yet-to-be identified man breaking into Asamoah Gyan’s room to steal his $10,000 and expensive wristwatch.
Ghana had beaten minnows Lesotho 2-0 in Maseru and were in jubilant mood but things turned soar when the news was announced.
Ghana Football Association officials who travelled with the team are insisting the Hotel coughs up the cash.
Tunisia-based Harrison Afful says things turned soar after they learn of the news.
“We were happy after the win but we came in to learn of the sad news of our captain’s missing money,” he told Happy FM’s Odiasempa from the team’s base in Maseru.
Afful completed the full 90 minutes for the Black Stars and was one of the best players on the pitch.
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