Asamoah Gyan Redeems Promise To Former High School

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has redeemed a promise he made in February to the management and students of his alma mater; Accra Academy to finance the construction of a new football artificial pitch.

The Shanghai SIPG forward, today cut sod for the construction work to commence on a GH₵ 700,000 (about $184,000) project which is expected to be completed in May, 2016.

The completed facility will include the pitch, tartan track around it, changing rooms for players and washrooms.
The facility will be named after him with a bronze statue erected in his honour.

Asamoah Gyan entered Accra Academy as a fresher in 1999 and completed in 2002.

This is not the only charitable activity he has undertaken this year. He gave $30,000 to the Black Queens for winning Gold at the 2015 All African Games, his foundation commissioned a water system for Wenchi Township in March. He also donated $15 000 to the Korle Bu Heart Foundation.

READ ALSO:Photos: Skipper Asamoah Gyan storms Accra Academy
The Shanghai SIPG player is currently on holidays in Ghana after the Chinese Super League ended for the 2015 season.

Last modified on Thursday, 26 November 2015 17:20
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