Saturday, October 26, 2019

Court orders footballer Asamoah Gyan to pay estranged wife $37k maintenance fee

The Divorce and Matrimonial Division of the Accra High Court presided over by Her Ladyship Mrs Justice Hafisata Amaleboba, has ordered Black Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan to pay his estranged wife Gifty Gyan an amount of GH¢204,392.22 as maintenance fee.

The figure covers a period of 15 months – from July 2018 to September 2019 – as maintenance for the three children among other things.

The court, while ruling on an application for maintenance pending suit, made specific orders with specific figures covering water, electricity, calls and others.

Justice Mrs Amaleboba’s court decreed that maintenance be paid to the applicant in those issues of the marriage pending the final determination of the suit.

The court explained further that, “It is this day adjudged that the applicant (Gifty Gyan) recovers against the petitioner (Asamoah Gyan) the following; “Bills and other expenditure covering water, electricity, gas-£680, internet- £180, skype – £107.91, saloon and other vehicle maintenance- £200, home maintenance- £150 in arrears commencing from July 2018 to September 2019, totalling £18,450.74

The order also includes “bills in respect of groceries £1, 500, fuel-£250, calls-£50, clothing-£200 in arrears commencing July 2019 to September 2019 totalling- £6,000

The Matrimonial Court also ordered that “bills for MoT (Ministry of Transport) Tax and insurance for the year 2019, amounting to 1,700.

The Black Stars General Captain is also to pay the educational expenses of the three children, including those in arrears from July 2018 to September 2019 covering (pockets money, school trips, books etc), amounting to £2,800.

Lawyers of Mrs Gyan were not able to serve the order given by the court since September 27, 2019 on Asamoah Gyan and so returned to court to ask for a substituted service, which was granted.


  1. He should know that before

  2. Only a useless man will run fro, his responsibilities

  3. How do he want his kids to survive if he wont be there for them