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I risked my life to play for Ghana-Gyan

Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan has revealed how he risked his life to play for the Black Stars in an Africa Cup of Nations game.

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The striker has represented Ghana in seven Cup of Nations tournament.

The 34-year-old played a huge role by leading Ghana to the finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after scoring a late winner against Algeria in the semi finals.

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Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan

Gyan, who was ill prior to the game in Mongomo climbed off the bench to score the only goal of the match deep inside added on time.

“That goal against Algeria remains my most memorable goal for the Black Stars,” he told TV3.

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“Looking at my circumstance and the situation I found myself in, I risked my life because I wasn’t feeling well.

“I had to join the team 5hours before the game. I was having Maleria and was very weak, so I couldn’t start the game.

“Even on the bench I wasn’t too well but I was able to come on and score that goal.”

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The former Sunderland man holds the record as Ghana’s all-time top scorer with 52 goals to his credit.

He is also the top scoring African player at the FIFA World Cup.

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Frank Darkwah

Ghanaian Sports Journalist who specializes in Sports Photography and Sports writing. Accredited CAF and FIFA photo journalist

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