The President of the Camerounian Football Association, Samuel Eto’o has declared his support for legendary Black Stars striker, Asamoah Gyan in his quest to be in the colours of the nation in the 2022 World Cup.
The ex-Barcelona star expressed happiness following Gyan’s decision and dream to play at the Mundial.
Speaking in an interview on TV3 in Accra, Eto’o said though Gyan has Gyan has declared his readiness to represent the nation again but it will depend on the Black Stars gaffer, Otto Addo.
“I am happy that Asamoah Gyan has the desire to return [to the Black Stars]. Asamoah Gyan’s place in the World Cup is the decision of the coach,” Eto’o said.
Baby Jet, who has not played for the Black Stars in three years, earlier this week revealed his desire to make a comeback and feature in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar during an interview with BBC.
He was a key player in the Black Stars line up for almost two decades, having made his international debut in 2003.
However, the 36-year-old has not featured for the national team since playing at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.