Ghanaian players will be given a rousing farewell when they call time on their Black Stars career, the Ghana Football Association President Kurt Okraku has revealed.
The national team in recent times has failed to give its players a proper send-off when they call time on their national team career.
Recently General captain of the Black Stars and Ghana all-time top scorer with 51 goals Asamoah Gyan said he would like the nation to honour him with a befitting farewell should he bring his international career to end.
According to him, he would not like to exit the senior national team in pain. Despite earning national and worldwide recognition, Gyan believes his soul will be happy if Ghanaians give him a proper send-off if he retires from Black Stars.
“The people at the top have seen what I have done so if they decide to give me a farewell something, definitely my soul will be happy.
“Although people appreciate me but it will depend on how to do it. I will do my job till the time I am done. I can decide with my team that I will play a testimonial game. GFA can decide that they will do something for me [play a game or something]. It will depend on them.”
Speaking on Asamoah Gyan’s farewell matter, Kurt Okraku proclaimed that the association will not like to see one of its darling boys bow out from the Black Stars with sadness, hence they FA will do what is needful when the time is due.
“The GFA will ensure that when the time comes that he will be exiting, he will not exit in pain,” he said’
The GFA President further added that aside Gyan all players who have left a legacy on the game with the Black Stars would be given a befitting send-off.
“When the time comes we will honour him like we would want to do for everybody who has been heavily dedicated towards our national course.”