Captain of Women Football League side, Samaria Ladies, Gifty Acheampong, has stated that Black Stars General Captain, Asamoah Gyan is his role model.
In an interview on Floodlight Sports on Ghana- Accra Base Radio Station Angel 102.9FM, the player said he always look up to the former Sunderland striker for inspiration while on the field.
“The player I look up to in Ghana is Asamoah Gyan. I like his confidence and striking roles…,” she said in an exclusive interview on the show.
She said she has always focused on scoring goals just as Asamoah Gyan does.
To her, it is imperative that the government provides the necessary support for women’s football adding that the division has more to offer.
One of the areas worthy of investment as far as women’s football is concerned, she muted, is transportation.
“We would want the Association to invest in transport system for the female clubs that it will go a long way to help all the female clubs…,” she said.
Ms Acheampong further commended the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for securing a deal from the government to help the game.
“This YEA initiative will really ginger as do well and we are really excited about this move. We are very grateful to the GFA and Government for making us part of this…,” she added.