Black Stars head coach, Avram Grant, has rued the absence of Kwadwo Asamoah in the Black Stars team, at this years’ Africa Cup of Nations that was staged in Gabon.
The Juventus midfielder refused to play for the Black Stars in this years’ competition sighting personal reasons, as he subsequently featured for Juventus during the period of the tournament.
According to Avram Grant,they tried all means available to persuade the player but failed in their quest to get represent Ghana in the competition.
He said: ” Kwadwo Asamoah is a quality player, we’ll have loved to have him at the tournament but it was very unfortunate we couldnt get him into the team. Nonetheless
we selected the best players available for the tournament and is good for the country going forward into the future.”
Grant also expressed his satisfaction towards the overall performance of the team despite their failure to win the trophy.
Courtesy: uniBank (Ghana) Limited