President of the Ghana Football Association – Kurt E.S Okraku has branded for captain of the Black Stars [Asamoah Gyan] as the greatest icon the country has ever had.

The head huncho of the GFA lauded Gyan for choosing to document his legacy.

He further commended Gyan for his service and dedication to the nation and described him as the ‘Greatest Sporting Icon Ghana has ever had”.

“The GFA under my leadership will ensure that Asamoah Gyan’s legacy is protected in this country”.

“He stood out as a legend and the GFA under my leadership will ensure that Asamoah Gyan’s legacy is protected and to produce more legends”, he emphasized.

The Book chronicles the life story and football journey of the former Ghana captain from his childhood days to his illustrious football career and his life as an entrepreneur.

Speaking at the book launch held in Accra on Wednesday, Asamoah Gyan indicated that the book goes beyond him as a person and that is expected to serve as a source of encouragement to the youth and coming generations.

Present at the event were businessman Freedom Jacob Caeser (Nana Kwame Bediako), Nat Adisi Anokye (BolaRay), GFA Executive Council member Samuel Anim Addo, Emmanuel Agyeman Badu and Fatau Dauda.

The Book is expected to be officially launched in Accra and Kumasi with H.E. President Akufo-Addo and the President of Liberia, George Oppon Weah at the maiden event.

The event in Kumasi is expected to be graced with the presence of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and some former teammates of Asamoah Gyan from across the world.

The Book will also be launched in Dubai and in the United Kingdom.

Proceeds from the launch of the book will be donated to the Asamoah Gyan foundation.

Credit: GFA