The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place between November 20 and December 18. And 36-year-old Gyan who called it time on international football in 2019 after bagging 109 caps and 51 goals is desirous to come out and feature in his fourth FIFA World following his 2006, 2010, and 2014 appearances.
Gyan in an interview with the BBC made his intention to represent the Black Stars of Ghana at the forthcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup known.
“Anything can happen, it has happened before in 1994, when Roger Milla came back from retirement to play in the World Cup,” Gyan said.
According to GhanaWeb.com Gyan’s statements have been met with uproar by the Ghanaian populace, with many frowning at the former national team’s captain’s return ambition.
Reacting to the issue, Tamakloe lauded Gyan’s achievements for Ghanaian football and compared him to Roger Milla of Cameroon and the first winner of the Ballon d’Or in 1956, Stanley Matthews of England.
“Asamoah Gyan made an incredible mark in Ghanaian football.He is a good footballer and if he has the stamina, why not? Roger Milla opted to play in the World Cup at old age and did well,” Ghanaweb.com quoted Tamakloe as saying.
“He is a good footballer and if he has the stamina, why not? Roger Milla opted to play in the World Cup at old age and did well.