Ghana lost to Egypt in 2010 AFCON because I was substituted at the 85th minute Asamoah Gyan

Asamoah Gyan, Former Ghana captain has told the public why the Black Stars lost to Egypt at the 2010 AFCON final over poor substitutions .

The ex-Sunderland striker was Ghana’s star at the tournament in Angola but was replaced in the final as Egypt beat the Black Star.

A picture of Asamoah Gyan

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He has blamed his substitution for Ghana’s defeat to Egypt in the finals of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations.

Asaomah Gyan, who was Ghana’s brightest player at the tournament in Angola, was replaced as the Black Stars trailed Egypt with five minutes left at the stadium.

In an interview on the Dentaa Show, Gyan disclosed that he had a premonition he would score in the final minute of that match.

A picture showing Egypt scoring Ghana at the 2010 afcon finals

He said “I remember in the final of the 2010 African Cup of Nations, I told Agyemang-Badu and Anthony Annan, I will score in the final minute,”.

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“Egypt scored in the 85th minute and after that they looked at me and said Asamoah is it going to happen, I told them don’t worry it will come. When I told them don’t worry, there was change at that time when I turned it was change at that time and when I turned it was the number three and I was coming off,”.

“I was coming off for a defender, Eric Addo. I was like in the final, we were trailing by a goal and I was even the best player so how do you take off a striker for a defender I was even confused.

Mohammed Gedo, who came on as a second half substitute, scored the only goal as the Pharoahs won the title for a seventh time.

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