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Sports News of Tuesday, 12 January 2016


Ghana-born Gerald Asamoah receives FIFA Fair Play Award

Ghanaian-born ex-German international Gerald Asamoah received the FIFA Fair Play award in Zurich on Monday night.

The former Schalke O4 striker received the award on behalf of clubs helping refugees around the world.

Asamoah recently announced his retirement after a successful football career.

The 37-year-old made two World Cup appearances for Germany thus in 2002 and 2006.

He holds the record as the first African-born black player to ever play for the Europeans after making his debut for the Die Mannschaft after making his debut against Slovakia in 2001.

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