Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan Meets ex-President John Kufuor Ahead of book launch


Legendary former Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan, has paid a visit to ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor at his residence in Peduase.

The 36-year-old forward was at the home of the former President to invite him to the launch of his maiden memoir on April 30, 2022.

Asamoah Gyan will unveil his first book as he details his life, career and businesses.

The ex-Sunderland striker spent time with the man referred to as the ‘gentle giant’ as they talked about his days with the Black Stars.

“Today, I presented Fmr. Pz. John Kuffour’s invitation to him at his residence at Peduase. Thank you Papa for being there for me,” wrote the striker on Twitter.

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Gyan and former President John Kufuor’s relationship dates back to 2008, when the then Head of State ordered a young Gyan to stay in the Black Stars camp after he threatened to leave due to criticisms.

The former Stade Rennais attacker has invited many top dignitaries including current President Nana Akufo-Addo, CAF President Patrice Motsepe and Senegal legend star El-hadji Diouf.

Ghana’s all-time leading scorer Asamoah Gyan is yet to hang his boots and his reiterated his desire to play for Asante Kotoko before ending his career.

“I would like to play for Asante Kotoko if I have to return [to playing football again]. I am a huge fan of the club,” Gyan told Accra-based radio station, Joy FM.