Kwesi Appiah: ‘The gaffer whose tenure saw Asamoah Gyan scoring for fun’


Retired Ghana Footballer, Asamoah Gyan was surprisingly successful under former Ghana head James Kwesi Appiah as his scoring prowess hit a new level.


Under Kwesi Appiah, Gyan scored 11 goals in 15 appearances for the Black Stars in 2013.


Gyan, then playing for Al Ain, netted 40 times for club and country to finish the year only behind Ronaldo (69), Ibrahimovic (47), Messi (45), Suarez (42) and Cavani (41) for goals.


Gyan played at six different Africa Cup of Nations tournament and scored eight goals for the Black Stars team and played in two finals.


Gyan was the fulcrum of the Black Stars team in his illustrious playing career and took Ghana twice to the finals in the Africa Cup of Nations tournaments losing to Egypt and Ivory Coast in 2010 and 2015.


Gyan scored six goals at three World Cup tournaments between 2006 and 2014 with his first and last coming against Czech Republic in 2006 in Germany and Portugal in 2014 in Brazil.



He’s Ghana’s all time top scorer with 51 goals in 109 appearances including eight goals at seven AFCON tournaments.

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