Former Black Stars defender Samuel Inkoom has explained what makes Asamoah Gyan such a lethal striker, and likened the Black Stars great to George Weah.
The duo played together for Ghana’s national side, memorably reaching the World Cup quarter-final together in 2010, where Ghana was ultimately eliminated by Uruguay.
While Gyan’s missed penalty at the death of that contest was ultimately the defining image of the frontman at South Africa 2010, it was also the tournament in which he further demonstrated his goalscoring qualities to the wider audience.
“I don’t know how to describe him,” Inkoom told Goal. “
“Gyan is one of the strikers who has great timing, he smells – he’s always smelling, like George Weah, he can smell where the ball will come, and he’s very good at finishing.”
“As a striker he has everything; he has the skill, he can pass, he can dribble, he has good technique, he’s very good in the air… He has everything,” Inkoom added.
“For me, he’s phenomenal,” Inkoom continued. ‘He’s the African player who has the most goals at the World Cup – six – so Gyan always wants to prove a point and to die for his country.”
“Gyan is very talented striker, very gifted,” Inkoom concluded.
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