Al Ain forward Asamoah Gyan has been confirmed as Ghana’s Black Stars new captain
According to Ghanafa.org, the UAE-based striker will captain the Black Stars at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah appointed Gyan on Monday (October 22) after John Mensah was elevated to the role of a General captain of the senior national team.
-I have the pleasure of announcing that defender John Mensah has been elevated to the General Captain of the Black Stars, Appiah said in a statement.
-Subsequently, I have appointed Asamoah Gyan as the permanent captain of the Black Stars.
-John Mensah remains an integral member of the Black Stars.
-I urge all players to give the necessary support to Asamoah Gyan to help Ghana achieve success in our future challenges.
Gyan captained the Black Stars in the two legs of the final round Nations Cup qualifier against Malawi.