Former Black Stars Captain, Asamoah Gyan is said to contest as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the future, except for any last minute changes in his decision.
Sources reveal that Asamoah Gyan who is presently playing his trade in the India Super Liga has never hidden his intentions of becoming a fully fledged politician when he officially hangs his boots to take after President George Weah of Liberia.
It is likely he will contest for the Weija-Gbawe seat where he currently lives in 2024 on the ticket of the ruling government, New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Born in Accra, Asamoah Gyan started his career at Ghanaian club, Liberty Professionals located in Accra.
He spent most of his early childhood days in Mataheko and Gbawe where his late mother was a Headmistress in one of the public schools.
His two big brothers including Baffour Gyan lived in Gbawe.
He played for Udinese, Modena, Rennes, Sunderland, Al Ain, Shanghai SIPG, Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai and Kayserispor.
He has played 109 times for the Black Stars, scoring 51 goals.
A close friend of the Prez, the Wenchi native in the Bono East region, political analysts believe will get massive support from both the bigwigs and grassroots of the party.
Asamoah Gyan is a known financier of the party as he supported the party in many ways including some NPP bigwigs.
Prior to the 2016 elections, H.E President Akuffo Addo visited the plush gigantic Weija house of Asamoah Gyan which is located on a mountainous hill.
Asamoah Gyan has been spotted at various strategic places, amid to politicians and was also spotted in Parliament in February this year when the President presented the State of the Nation’s Address.
The all-time leading scorer of the Black Stars with 51 goals is believed to be a die- hard member of the ruling NPP.
Story by Nana Esi Nhyira