Asamoah Gyan explains how Felix Afena-Gyan can improve for the Black Stars

Asamoah Gyan and Felix Afena-Gyan
Asamoah Gyan and Felix Afena-Gyan

Former captain of the Black Stars of Ghana Asamoah Gyan has explained how the current Black Stars Striker Felix Afena-Gyan can improve on the field of play towards the betterment of the team.

In a statement, Asamoah Gyan believes that, Felix Afena-Gyan is performing well and can be effective when the Midfielders support him upfront.

Defending the Serie A club, Roma player, Asamoah Gyan said, he can only be effective if the team have confidence in him and supply the balls anytime he makes a run through the channels.

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Asamoah Gyan added that, Striker gives up when he runs a lot and there is no supply.

He explained that, Midfielders of the Black Stars have to take risk on the pitch by supplying him more balls to score.

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He took to the defense of Felix Afena-Gyan following some attacks on him after the Black Stars drawn with the Central African Republic (CAR) in Angola for the 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Though, some individuals are not too satisfied with the performances of the Black Stars in the game between Ghana and Central African Republic (CAR), the former captian in different engagement believes Ghana’s performance improved and can’t be described as abysmal performance comparing their few past matches.

The game between Central African Republic and Ghana was successful and calls for a thumb up but, they were few cramps in the game.

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It was evident that Midfielders hold balls too much without supplying to Strikers which then made Strikers like Felix Afena-Gyan got fed up at a point.

In a tweet between Owuraku Ampofo and Asamoah Gyan after the match, Baby Jet replied Owuraku saying “He is doing some good things upfront. His hold-up play is not bad. All the team needs to do is to have confidence in him and supply the balls anytime he makes a run through the channels. Striker gives up when he runs a lot and there is no supply. Midfielders have to take risk.”

The 19-year-old Felix Afena-Gyan scored his debut goal for the Black Stars against Madagascar in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

It was his first goal in three games for the senior national football team.

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The Black Stars Striker and an International football Afena-Gyan has become the youngest Ghanaian to win a European trophy.

Afena-Gyan plays with passion and a well focused mind. Even though he is young on the pitch, he has the ability to function at different attacking points with his quick striking character.

However, in Ghana’s game against Central Africa Republic at the Estadio 11 De November in Luanda on Sunday, Afena-Gyan had an unimpressive game with his displaced pass leading to the equalizer.

Asamoah Gyan, who holds the record as the all-time leading top scorer in a tweet explained how Felix Afena-Gyan can perform when supported.

Check the tweet below.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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