Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has hit out at ex-FA president Dr. Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe for his persistent attacks on him and other Black Stars players.
The UAE-based attacker says he wants to concentrate on playing well for the national team rather than the distasteful comments from the ex-Hearts of Oak chief.
The controversial self-styled football administration guru condemned the decision by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to welcome the the Al Ain striker back to the national team after a short self-imposed exile.
Other players like Derek Boateng, John Paintsil and John Mensah have not been spared the tongue-lashing by Tamakloe who claims they are too old to play for the national team.
Gyan says the recent comments by Tamakloe could demoralize players.�I don�t even know who him(Tamakloe). Who is he? To be honest I don�t know him in person,� Gyan said. �Even if I meet him in person I can�t recognize him so I am surprised how he reacts to issues regarding my persona especially and other Black Stars players in general.� �This is not the first time. During the Nations Cup in 2008 he passed similar demoralizing comments about me.
�The man is fond of doing that. I believe he is an elderly person but his remarks on most of us Black Stars players have been very distasteful.
�It is quite unfortunate but I don�t want to pay attention to his comments. �What is important to me now is to concentrate on my return to the Black Stars and do well to impress my fans.�
Gyan is expected to be named in Ghana�s squad to face China in a friendly next month.
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