I put on no.3 to honour Asamoah Gyan - Zambian hockey player eulogizes the Baby Jet



 Legendary Ghanaian striker , Asamoah Gyan's legacy as one of Africa's greatest sportsmen seems to be growing stronger as the days go by as a Zambian hockey player inspired by the Ghanaian attacker have decided to wear the jersey number 3 to eulogize him.

In a tweet to explain why he wears the number 3 as worn by the striker nicknamed 'the Baby Jet' , Joseph Simpanzye a young hockey player said he grew up watching Asamoah Gyan on a black and white tv  and has been inspired to make his country proud.

According to the young Zambian athlete striving for greatness just like his hero, he wears the number 3 jersey to honour and show his respect for Asamoah Gyan who happens to be Ghana's most capped player and the nation's top-scorer with over fifty goals.
 
In the tweet that saw a retweet from Asamoah Gyan , Jospeh Simpanzye (@josephsimpanzye) wrote;
 
"I grew up watching @asamoah_gyan3 on the black and white TV, I was inspired and learn from him that one day I will make my country proud of me . I play field hockey not soccer but I put on jersey 3 to honour and respect him. Zambia boy ."

source: www.kgnewsonline.com

 

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