Asamoah Gyan

Date of birth22 November 1985
Place of birthAccra
NationalityGhanian
Weight80 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionForward

Asamoah Gyan scored Ghana's opening goal after 70 seconds of their 2-0 win against Czech Republic at the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany. It was Ghana's first-ever win at the finals.

He joined Sunderland for a club record fee in August 2010 with a four-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Udinese 01 Jul 2003 01 Jul 2004
Modena 01 Jul 2004 01 Jul 2006
Udinese 01 Jul 2006 01 Jul 2008
Rennes 01 Jul 2008 31 Aug 2010
Sunderland 31 Aug 2010 06 Jul 2012
Al-Ain (UAE) 10 Sep 2011 31 May 2012 L
Al-Ain (UAE) 06 Jul 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2003-04 Udinese Serie A
1
2010-11 Sunderland FA Cup 1
2010-11 Sunderland League Cup 1
1
2010-11 Sunderland Premier League 20
11
10
2011-12 Sunderland League Cup
1
2011-12 Sunderland Premier League 3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
16 May 2004 Parma v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 34


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2003-04 Ghana FIFA World Cup
2
1
2004-05 Ghana FIFA World Cup 3
1
2
2004-05 Ghana International Friendly 1
1
2004-05 Ghana Olympics 3
1
2005-06 Ghana FIFA World Cup 3
1
2
2
1
2005-06 Ghana International Friendly 4
3
1
2006-07 Ghana International Friendly 5
1
2
2007-08 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 4
1
1
2007-08 Ghana International Friendly 1
1
2008-09 Ghana FIFA World Cup
1
2009-10 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 2
1
2
2009-10 Ghana FIFA World Cup 7
1
3
2009-10 Ghana International Friendly 2
2
3
2
2010-11 Ghana International Friendly 2
2
2011-12 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 7
3
2011-12 Ghana International Friendly
1
2012-13 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 8
1
2012-13 Ghana FIFA World Cup 3
4
1
2012-13 Ghana International Friendly 1
2
2
2013-14 Ghana FIFA World Cup 6
4
2013-14 Ghana International Friendly 1
2
3
2014-15 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 7
5
2015-16 Ghana FIFA World Cup 1
1
2016-17 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 4
2
1
1
2016-17 Ghana FIFA World Cup 1
2016-17 Ghana International Friendly
2
2017-18 Ghana FIFA World Cup 1
2017-18 Ghana International Friendly 1
1
2018-19 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations
2
2018-19 Ghana International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
16 Nov 2003 Somalia v Ghana W 0-5 FIFA World Cup Africa qualifying round
19 Nov 2003 Ghana v Somalia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa qualifying round
03 Jul 2004 Uganda v Ghana D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
12 Aug 2004 Ghana v Italy D 2-2 Olympics Group B
15 Aug 2004 Paraguay v Ghana W 1-2 Olympics Group B
18 Aug 2004 Japan v Ghana L 1-0 Olympics Group B
05 Sep 2004 Ghana v Cape Verde Islands W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
23 Mar 2005 Kenya v Ghana D 2-2 International Friendly
27 Mar 2005 Congo DR v Ghana D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
05 Jun 2005 Ghana v Burkina Faso W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
08 Oct 2005 Cape Verde Islands v Ghana W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
14 Nov 2005 Saudi Arabia v Ghana W 1-3 International Friendly
26 May 2006 Turkey v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
29 May 2006 Jamaica v Ghana W 1-4 International Friendly
04 Jun 2006 Ghana v Korea Republic W 3-1 International Friendly
12 Jun 2006 Italy v Ghana L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
17 Jun 2006 Czech Republic v Ghana W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
27 Jun 2006 Brazil v Ghana L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
04 Oct 2006 Japan v Ghana W 0-1 International Friendly
08 Oct 2006 Korea Republic v Ghana W 1-3 International Friendly
14 Nov 2006 Australia v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Feb 2007 Ghana v Nigeria W 4-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Austria v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2007 Brazil v Ghana L 1-0 International Friendly
21 Aug 2007 Ghana v Senegal D 1-1 International Friendly
20 Jan 2008 Ghana v Guinea W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
24 Jan 2008 Ghana v Namibia W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
28 Jan 2008 Ghana v Morocco W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
03 Feb 2008 Ghana v Nigeria W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
29 Mar 2009 Ghana v Benin W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
06 Sep 2009 Ghana v Sudan W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
09 Sep 2009 Japan v Ghana L 4-3 International Friendly
11 Oct 2009 Benin v Ghana L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
15 Nov 2009 Ghana v Mali D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
15 Jan 2010 Ivory Coast v Ghana L 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
28 Jan 2010 Ghana v Nigeria W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
31 Jan 2010 Ghana v Egypt L 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Final
03 Mar 2010 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Ghana L 2-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Ghana L 4-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 2010 Ghana v Latvia W 1-0 International Friendly
13 Jun 2010 Serbia v Ghana W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
19 Jun 2010 Ghana v Australia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
23 Jun 2010 Ghana v Germany L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
26 Jun 2010 USA v Ghana W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
02 Jul 2010 Uruguay v Ghana L 1-1 (2-4) FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
29 Mar 2011 England v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
07 Jun 2011 Korea Republic v Ghana L 2-1 International Friendly
02 Sep 2011 Ghana v Swaziland W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group I
08 Oct 2011 Sudan v Ghana W 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group I
11 Oct 2011 Ghana v Nigeria D 0-0 International Friendly
24 Jan 2012 Ghana v Botswana W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
28 Jan 2012 Ghana v Mali W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
01 Feb 2012 Ghana v Guinea D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
05 Feb 2012 Ghana v Tunisia W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
08 Feb 2012 Zambia v Ghana L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
08 Sep 2012 Ghana v Malawi W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations 2nd qualifying round 1st leg
11 Sep 2012 Liberia v Ghana L 2-0 International Friendly
13 Oct 2012 Malawi v Ghana W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
10 Jan 2013 Ghana v Egypt W 3-0 International Friendly
13 Jan 2013 Ghana v Tunisia W 4-2 International Friendly
20 Jan 2013 Ghana v Congo DR D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
24 Jan 2013 Ghana v Mali W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
28 Jan 2013 Niger v Ghana W 0-3 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
02 Feb 2013 Ghana v Cape Verde Islands W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
06 Feb 2013 Burkina Faso v Ghana L 1-1 (2-3) Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
09 Feb 2013 Mali v Ghana L 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals 3rd place
24 Mar 2013 Ghana v Sudan W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
07 Jun 2013 Sudan v Ghana W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
16 Jun 2013 Lesotho v Ghana W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
14 Aug 2013 Turkey v Ghana D 2-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Ghana v Zambia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
15 Oct 2013 Ghana v Egypt W 6-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
19 Nov 2013 Egypt v Ghana L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
05 Mar 2014 Montenegro v Ghana L 1-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2014 Ghana v Korea Republic W 4-0 International Friendly
16 Jun 2014 Ghana v USA L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
21 Jun 2014 Germany v Ghana D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
26 Jun 2014 Portugal v Ghana L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
06 Sep 2014 Ghana v Uganda D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
10 Sep 2014 Togo v Ghana W 2-3 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
11 Oct 2014 Guinea v Ghana D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
15 Oct 2014 Ghana v Guinea W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
01 Feb 2015 Ghana v Guinea W 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
08 Feb 2015 Ivory Coast v Ghana L 0-0 (8-9) Africa Cup of Nations Final
14 Jun 2015 Ghana v Mauritius W 7-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group H
13 Nov 2015 Comoros v Ghana D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa preliminary round
17 Nov 2015 Ghana v Comoros W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group E
07 Oct 2016 Ghana v Uganda D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group E
11 Oct 2016 South Africa v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
17 Jan 2017 Ghana v Uganda W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
21 Jan 2017 Ghana v Mali W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
25 Jan 2017 Egypt v Ghana L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
02 Feb 2017 Cameroon v Ghana L 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
04 Feb 2017 Burkina Faso v Ghana L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place
11 Jun 2017 Ghana v Ethiopia W 5-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group F
28 Jun 2017 Mexico v Ghana L 1-0 International Friendly
01 Jul 2017 USA v Ghana L 2-1 International Friendly
01 Sep 2017 Ghana v Congo D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group E
15 Jun 2019 Ghana v South Africa D 0-0 International Friendly
29 Jun 2019 Cameroon v Ghana D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group F
08 Jul 2019 Ghana v Tunisia L 1-1 (4-5) Africa Cup of Nations Finals - Round of 16


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.