The Tourism ministry of Ghana names Asamoah Gyan as 2022 world cup ambassador for Black Stars
The former Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has been handed the role as Black Stars ambassador for the upcoming 2022 world cup.
Gyan was given mandate during his launch of his book, LeGyandary, in Accra on April 30.
Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Ibrahim Awal announced the role.
“We are conferring on you by the courtesy of the President, a tourism ambassador for this country. For the 2022 World Cup, we want you to be an ambassador.
“Use your experiences to promote Ghana. Ghana is not only the most beautiful country in Africa, it’s also the most attractive. Our sports legends help make Ghana the most popular brand in Africa. Asamoah Gyan, we start with you to lead the charge and make Ghana a very successful brand.”
He added: “The President launched the Beyond the Return project in 2019 which led to over one million people coming to Ghana. Asamoah Gyan, help us get 2 million people to come to Ghana this year as tourists.”
The ex Striker enjoyed a successful spell with the Black Stars, and sit as Ghana’s all-time leading top scorer.
What is the name of Asamoah Gyan book?
On April 30, 2022 Asamoah Gyan launched his book titled the “LeGyandary“. A book detailing the life and career of Ghana’s all-time leading goalscorer, Asamoah Gyan.
A number of dignitaries were present during the book launch, with Ghana’s President serving as the guest of honor.
Former African Stars (Stephen Appiah, Sammy Kuffour, El Hadji Diouf etc) also came to support their fellow
Gyan holds a number of records. Some of them include:
The leading African top scorer in the world cup. Again, he is the first player to score at least a goal in nine successive FIFA tournaments.
Back at home, the former striker sit as Black Stars all-time leading top scorer.
What is the meaning of Asamoah Gyan book LeGyandary?
The name for Asamoah Gyan’s book LeGyandary comes from the word Legendary and his surname Gyan.
Hence, the meaning of the book is ” Gyan the Legend“. That is all the good works of the striker has been put onto a paper, spelling out his records and achievements in the game of football.
In a bid to honour his achievement, Asamoah Gyan has officially been named as Ghana ambassador for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.