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I will never apologize to Ghanaians for my error against Italy – Kuffour insists

Former Black Stars defender, Samuel Kuffour has insisted that he owe no one an apology after his error against Italy in the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

Vincenzo Iaquinta doubled the lead for Italy in the 83rd minute after Kuffour made a mistake to give a back pass to Richard Kingston after Andrea Pirlo has opened the scoreline in the 40th minute.

The former Bayern Munich tackler came under intense pressure for his unfortunate mistake but have insisted he owes no one an apology.

“What happened to me in Germany can happen to anyone because this is football,” he told Metro TV.

“I felt bad but after the match, I apologize to my teammates for my error.

Quizzed if has he ever apologized to Ghanaians, he said, “I will never apologize to Ghanaians because I never went out to steal.

“I committed an error and I have admitted that but I owe no one an apology.”

Ghana were crashed out of the Mundial in the round of 16 by Brazil.

 

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Asamoah Gyan opens ‘BJ’ Bar after Shatta Wale’s hot BJ video

This week was packed with news as alongside the Patapaa/Kuami Eugene beef, Shatta Wale emerged with a snapchat video receiving a hot Blow Job (BJ), which was widely condemned.

We were informed by highly placed sources about how President Akufo-Addo was reportedly unhappy with Shatta Wale over the blow job video.

Shatta has since apologized for his “foolish” conduct.

Brand New BJ Bar

Well, on Friday night, as if by coincidence, Black Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan was joined by hundreds of Ghanaians to unveil his latest achievement BJ’s (Baby Jet’s) Sports Bar located at Osu in Accra.

Asamoah Gyan who is affectionately called ‘Baby Jet’ shortened the name to BJ Bar.

The BJ’s Sports Bar according to the Ghanaian Striker will serve as a relaxation center for Ghanaians and other nationals from all walks of life to ease stress, discuss business issues as well as have fun after a hard day’s work.

The facility which is located just behind the Osu KFC branch on the Oxford Street possesses a restaurant which offers amazing dishes, a standard bar, executive lounge and many more.

The unveiling of the BJ Sports Bar was attended by Black Stars players which included Agyemang Badu, Afriyie Acquah, Emmanuel Boateng and not forgetting the former vice president of the Ghana Football Association, George Afriyie and other notable celebrities like Dancehall Musician, Episode and Ibrah 1 Ghana’s millionaire.

Source: MyNewsGH.com

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I Will Continue To Invest In Ghana – Asamoah Gyan

Captain of Ghana’s Senior National team, Asamoah Gyan has disclosed to GhanaWeb in an exclusive interview that he will continue to invest in the country to create more employment avenues for the youth.

The Black Star captain who recently launched an airline, this week opened a new pub in Osu, named the BJ’s (Baby Jet’s) Sports Bar.

The event which was attended by both Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians was another history in the making for the versatile footballer cum businessman.

The Bar, adding up to Gyan’s multi-investments in Ghana including, Paradise Pac Mineral Water, Run Energy Drink, Baby Jet Boxing Promotions, Baby Jet Band, JetLink is located just behind the Osu KFC branch on the Oxford Street and also comes furnished with a restaurant, a standard bar, executive lounge and other entertainment centers.

Speaking shortly after the unveiling of the bar, Asamoah Gyan told GhanaWeb that he was bent on creating more jobs for Ghanaians and is ever ready to invest in the country.

“As a citizen of Ghana we always set up businesses to create employment for the youth who are less privileged so that is what we are doing. I want to invest more in the country, especially for the youth so they can get something doing.

All these businesses are just my way of giving back to the society. I have got a lot of investments which has got a lot of employees who are also working and getting ends meet to cater for their families, so I am also doing what I can do to help my country,” Asamoah Gyan noted.

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‘I Hold The Record, Not Cristiano Ronaldo’- Asamoah Gyan

Cristiano Ronaldo was in a sensational form yesterday (June 15) against Spain in their group opener as he scored a hat trick plus a magnificent free kick in the dying minutes of the game.

Instantly, the record book was opened and his name was splashed in it again, as always. He was credited with the only footballer in history to score at eight successive major tournaments.

The news sprouted all over the tabloids and online portals that the incredible player is the only man in histroy to score at eight successive major tournaments. But our very own Asamoah Gyan has laid claim t the reocord and indeed, he’s RIGHT. it was in fact Asamoah Gyan, who has gone one better and scored in nine major tournaments in a row.

Gyan wrote on Twitter: “People disregard my achievements in the World Cup history but I want the whole world to know that I have not been given the fair shake but records will remain forever.”

Striker Gyan, who plays for Kayserispor in Turkey, boasts an impressive CV at major tournaments, finding the target at three World Cups and six African Nations Cup tournaments.

His first goal came against Czech Republic at the 2006 World Cup, before following that up with the first goal of the African Nations Cup in 2008, against Guinea.

Three more goals followed at AFCON 2010, including the winner against Nigeria in the semifinals. Gyan then netted three goals at the World Cup in 2010, although was left heartbroken in the quarterfinals after missing a last minute penalty against Uruguay that would have sent Ghana to the semis.

A free kick against Mali at AFCON 2012 was then followed by a goal against Niger at the 2013 tournament.

Gyan scored against Germany and then Portugal at the World Cup in 2014 and found the net against Algeria at AFCON 2015 and then two years later against Mali.

That made it nine tournaments in a row for the Asamoah Gya, who also happens to be Ghana’s most prolific player of all time.

Source: www.Ghgossip.com

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