Black Stars Asmoah Gyan shrugs off captaincy tension with Ayew

A lot of people have opinions but they don’t know what is going on, Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan on rift between himself and deputy Andre Ayew.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has laid into those claiming there is a rift between himself and his deputy Andre Ayew and says those claiming there is any are undermining Ghana football.

Rumours are swirling around the Black Stars camp that Gyan, Ghana captain of the last five years is ‘beefing’ with his deputy Andre Ayew over perceptions that Ayew is angling for the captaincy role.

Black Stars insiders have spoken of growing tensions in the side and a camp split between the two players after Andre paid for the air tickets of some players to honour the Nations Cup qualifier against Rwanda following the refusal of the Ministry of Youth and Sports to fund the trip.

Ex-Ghana international Laryea Kingston claimed after the Uganda draw that there were signs the team had “lost respect for Gyan” and claimed that “watching from afar, you can feel something is not right.”

Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew play

Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew

 

READ ALSO: Emotional moments in football that made players cry

But Gyan disputes those conclusions and says people are simply reacting badly to the failure to beat Uganda.

He said: “A lot of people have opinions but they don’t know what is going on. When things go wrong, that is when people get excuses. We drew against a good defensive side. If we had won, no one would continue to talk about confusion in camp.”

“I don’t have any problem with Andre. Andre is a fighter, he does what he has to do. My advice to people is to stop trying to create problems between two people. When they start that, that is when it creates a problem and brings conflict into the team which is not good. People just sit down and start things that brings confusion”, Gyan added.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 2019 AFCON Qualifiers This is why Christian Atsu was dropped by Kwesi Appiahbullet
2 Africa U-17 Nations Cup Ghana make final after dramatic shootout win...bullet
3 Sports & Music What is Avram Grant doing with Mariah Carey?bullet
4 Africa U-17 Nations Cup Black Starlets face Niger on Wednesday in...bullet
5 Video Watch how Ghana defeated Niger in a dramatic penalty shootoutbullet
6 Black Stars Razak Braimah, Fatau Dauda dropped by Kwesi Appiahbullet
7 Ghanaian Players Abroad These 12 Ghanaian players won titles...bullet
8 Provisional 30-man Squad These seven local players have...bullet
9 Timothy Ofosu-Mensah Ghanaian defender wins UEFA Europa...bullet
10 Ghanaian Players Abroad West United fans will welcome...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Watch how Ghana defeated Niger in a dramatic penalty shootoutbullet
2 Video Cow predicts Ajax will beat Manchester United on Wednesdaybullet
3 Video Richmond Boakye Yiadom grabs 16 goals after hat-trickbullet
4 Video Jordan Ayew scores first league goal for Swanseabullet
5 Video Watch highlight of Black Stars newbie Kingsley Sarfobullet
6 Video Watch skills & goals of Black Stars returnee Raphael Dwamenabullet
7 Video Asamoah Gyan scores expertly taken penalty for Al Ahlibullet
8 Video Watch how Ghana beat Cameroon 4-0bullet
9 Video Anthony Joshua KNOCKS OUT Wladimir Klitschko in...bullet
10 Video Watch what is inside Gyan's $3 million luxury...bullet

Sports