Official: Asamoah Gyan Joins NorthEast United In India

NorthEast United FC has roped in former Ghana captain, Asamoah Gyan, for the forthcoming Indian Super League (ISL). The all-time highest goal scorer of Ghanaian team, Gyan has featured in four editions of FIFA World Cup and is the current leading goal scorer of Africa continent in the history of FIFA World Cup, with six goals.

The 33-year-old prolific striker is also Ghana’s most capped player and has two Africa Cup of Nations’ Runner-Up medals under his name. In his club career, Gyan has made more than 400 appearances and has scored more than200 goals so far.

Speaking on the signing, NorthEast United’s Executive Director, Priya Runchal said; “We are thrilled to have a player of Gyan’s calibre and experience join our squad. He has continuously delivered excellence at the highest of levels of world football and we are confident that he will add a lot of firepower on the pitch here.”

Gyan, said, “I am extremely excited to start this new chapter in my career. I have heard great things about NorthEast United FC and the Indian Super League and I am thrilled to be a part of it for the upcoming season. I am confident that we can better the wonderful season the club had last year."