In Summary

  • He has been embroiled in a Legal Battle
  • He must also pay also pay 25,000 Ghanaian cedis ($2,100, £1,729) per month for the children’s upkeep.
  • A DNA test disproved his claims that the children were not His

Former Ghanian captain Asamoah Gyan  must pay compensation to his ex-wife after a court ruled on their divorce case’

It was also determined he is the biological father of their three children .

Gyan and his ex-wife have been embroiled in a legal battle for three years, with the couple’s divorce case dragged out following the footballer’s allegation of infidelity against Gifty Gyan and his claim that their three children may not be his.

A DNA test disproved his claims that he was not the children’s biological father.

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Gyan To Also Pay Child Upkeep

Asamoah Gyan Photo Courtesy)

 

On Tuesday, the court determined that the former Udinese, Rennes and Sunderland forward must also pay 25,000 Ghanaian cedis ($2,100, £1,729) per month for the children’s upkeep.

Although the couple had already split up, the court formally annulled the marriage following a petition filled by Asamoah Gyan.

The court ruled that Gifty Gyan had made a non-cash contribution to the purchase of the properties because she was the only one caring for their kids while Gyan plied his trade.

Gifty Gyan (Photo Courtesy)

The four-bedroom house in Accra had been bought for her prior to their 2013 marriage.

Before formally tying the knot 10 years ago, the couple had two children.

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Gyan’s Football Career

Gyan announced his retirement from football in June, having scored a national record 51 goals in 109 games for his country.

He is also Africa’s record goalscorer at the World Cup – with six goals across the 2006, 2010 and 2014 editions – and played in seven Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, helping the Black Stars finish third in 2008 and as runners-up in 2010 and 2015.

He is also Africa’s record goalscorer at the World Cup – with six goals across the 2006, 2010 and 2014 editions – and played in seven Africa Cup of Nations  tournaments, helping the Black Stars finish third in 2008 and as runners-up in 2010 and 2015.

 

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