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Asamoah Gyan has ‘unethical hairstyle’ (trueafrica.co)

Ghanaian striker Asamoah Gyan has been included in a selection of over 40 footballers plying their trade in the United Arab Emirates who have hairstyles that are considered to be ‘unethical’, according to the gulf nation’s football association.

The prolific striker currently plays his club football for Al Ahli FC in Dubai, on loan from Shanghai SIPG, and his appearance on the pitch is therefore scrutinised by the country’s Islamic-based regulations.

The 31-year-old sports a mohawk haircut, which is considered a Qaza hairstyle, and therefore not allowed in terms of UAE FA guidelines. [...] MORE