Black Stars midfielder, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has implored Asamoah Gyan to win the Africa Cup of Nations for the country before hanging up his boots.
The Black Stars last tasted glory in the continent’s football showpiece in 1982 when they defeated host nation Libya 7-6 on penalties.
Since then, Ghana has made the final on three occasions but have failed to add to their four trophy haul, with the latest finals being the 9-8 penalty shoot out loss to the Elephants of Ivory Coast in 2015.
Badu, who has lined up alongside Gyan on several occasions, urged the Shanghai SIPG striker, who recently scored his 50th goal for Ghana to win the coveted trophy for the country before calling it a day on his illustrious career.
“Gyan has been a wonderful leader, he is great and has done a lot for the national team,” Badu said on GHone.
“For now he is the all-time top scorer and just recently he was able to score his 50th goal which is a very wonderful achievement.”
“I I just hope he wins the Nations Cup title with the Black Stars to crown his achievement. I will be happy if he leads the team to win the trophy.”
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