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Asamoah Gyan rescinds decision; returns to Black Stars

Asamoah Gyan has backtracked from his decisions to retire from the Black Stars following an intervention from the President.

In a statement, the former skipper said “I have spoken to President Akufo-Addo in good faith and will now make myself available for selection by coach Kwasi Appiah”.

The President on Tuesday phoned the player who had announced his retirement following a misunderstanding with the coach over the captaincy of the team.

Akufo-Addo spoke to Gyan on phone Tuesday after a meeting with Black Stars stakeholders at the Jubilee House following the captaincy row.

“President Akufo-Addo, subsequently, also spoke on the telephone with Asamoah Gyan, and informed him of the considerable national disquiet over his decision to retire from the Black Stars.

“The President urged him, in the national interest, to rescind his decision to retire from the Black Stars, and make himself available for selection by Coach Kwasi Appiah,” the director of communications at the presidency Eugene Arhin said in a Facebook post

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