Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan has said the 2019 africa Cup of nations (Afcon) in Egypt is likely to be his last as ghana exit the competition courtesy a 4 – 5 penalty defeat by tunisia in Monday’s round of 16th clash.
Speaking to journalists after the sport, Gyan said the team will come back home to prepare for the next Afcon qualifiers.
“We’re out, we’re sad, we’ve to go home and see what went wrong. We’ve got young players, hungry players… they’ve to go to their clubs, if they’re down here they’ll be mentally down in their clubs and that we’ve to simply psyche them up and they’ve to go to their clubs to prove that they can deliver and we will prepare for the for the qualifiers again”
Asked if Egypt 2019 was his last Afcon, Gyan said: “Yes, it may well be my last”, adding: “Many things happened but I actually have to go home and admit it well and then see what happens. this can be my seventh africa Cup of nations, so, I’ll simply have to go home and think about it well before I pop out to mention something.”
Gyan has scored in six Afcon tournaments, a record currently held by him alongside Cameroonian legend Samuel Eto’o and Zambian Kalusha Bwalya.
Gyan is that the all-time leading goal scorer of the ghana national team, with 51 goals.