VALENCIENNES, FRANCE - JUNE 23: Ajara Nchout of Cameroon looks on during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Round Of 16 match between England and Cameroon at Stade du Hainaut on June 23, 2019 in Valenciennes, France. (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

CAF Women’s Player of the Year candidate Ajara Nchout idolizes Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan

Cameroon Female star Ajara Nchout has named Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan as her football idol.

The 29-year-old has been a great admirer of the former Black Stars captain and has adopted his favorite number 3 shirt.

Ajara, a nominee for this year’s CAF Women’s player of the Year award has been watching the former Sunderland star over the years.

“I wear the Number 3 shirt because of Asamoah Gyan. i watched him when I was young and he is my Idol

“I met him once in 2018. But I don’t know, He doesn’t know me.”

“If you see him tell him he is the reason I wear the number 3 shirt.”

The former is up for the Women’s Player of the Year against Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala and Grace Chanda of Zambia