Someone at SAFC.com may wish to rethink the site’s report of Ghana’s African Cup of Nations match against Sudan.
The introduction beneath a photo of a disconsolate Asamoah Gyan, head cupped in hands, begins: “Black Cats Asamoah Gyan and John Mensah starred in Ghana’s 0-0 draw with Sudan ……”
We then learn that Gyan in fact missed a string of chances before being sent off towards the end.
Perhaps the website gurus have their own definition of “starred”. Not being able to hit a cow’s backside with a banjo, and then being shown a red card (apparently for shoving an opponent in the face) just doesn’t somehow seem to fit.
* The Accra-based site Citifmonline.com reports that Gyan has apologised to Ghanaians for his sending off though he claimed he was unfairly treated by the South African referee, Jerome Damon.
Gyan, sent off for an off the ball incident four minutes from time, said: “I saw one Sudanese defender telling his keeper something in his language and all of a sudden the keeper went down so I went0 there to tell him to stand up because it’s not professional and the Sudanese players rushed00 on me, one pushed me and I also retaliated. So the referee had it wrong, he got all wrong but he has told me he will go back and watch the tape, so I hope he does…but I do apologise for everything.”