Sports news for Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Cameroon striker, Ajara Njoya Nchout says she wears shirt number three due to the inspiration of legendary Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan.
She says she greatly admires the former Sunderland striker and idolizes the former Black Stars icon.
The Inter Milan striker says growing up she saw Asamoah Gyan explode at the FIFA World Cup for Ghana and has loved him ever since.
Asamoah Gyan is highly revered around the world and on the African continent and holds the enviable record of African player with the most World Cup goals with six goals.
“I wear the number 3 shirt because of Asamoah Gyan. When I was young and watching the World Cup, Asamoah Gyan was a very big player for me. That was my motivation,” she said. told Benjamin Willie Graham in Morocco.
“I love him, I met him once in 2018. But I don’t know, he doesn’t know me. I want him to know that I wear number three because of him.”
Ajara Njoya helped Cameroon secure a Women’s World Cup playoff spot after scoring a game-winning ball against Bostwana.
Gyan is Ghana’s top scorer with 51 goals in 109 appearances.