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Ghanaian players in the EPL gears up for the season

Ghanaian players in the EPL gears up for the season

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Ghanaian players in the English Premier League are eyeing a good season as the competition kicks off. Midfielder Daniel Amartey first game ended in defeat after they threw away 2-1 lead with less than 14 minutes to give Arsenal a 3-2 win at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night. On Saturday, Jordan Ayew and Jefferey Sclupp will be is hoping for a blistering start in the as they kick start their season. Jefferey Sclupp will also be hoping for a starting place when his side take on newbies Huddersfield on Saturday and Jordan Ayew will also be eyeing a place in Swansea's team which plays Southampton. On Sunday, Andre Ayew and Christian Atsu will open their account with a game against Manchester United and Tottenham. Ayew will be hoping Slaven Bilic hands him a place in Westh...
Jordan Ayew opens lid on Premier League struggles

Jordan Ayew opens lid on Premier League struggles

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Ghanaian international striker Jordan Ayew has revealed how he struggled at the beginning of his premier league career. Jordan made his debut for Aston Villa in 2015 coming on as a substitute against Bournemouth, after joining from French Ligue 1 side Lorient for £15m. After a slow start to the league, Jordan made a good name for himself finishing as the clubs top scorer with seven goals although unfortunately, his goals could not save the Villans from relegation. His good form for Villa earned him a transfer back to the premier league to Swansea City, which coincidentally is the former club of his brother Andre. Jordan described his debut in the Premier League and discloses how he had a hard time coming to terms with the fast paced nature of English football. “I made my
Ghana’s Andre Ayew scores to earn a point for West ham

Ghana’s Andre Ayew scores to earn a point for West ham

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Ghana Black Stars deputy captain Andre Ayew scored to help West ham United earn a point in their 2-2 stalemate in the English Premiership game played today. The former Swansea man capitalized on a miss kick by striker Andy Carrol to put the hammers in front just five minutes into the game. He goal was canceled by Sunderland but James Collins restored their lead in the 46th minute before former Liverpool forward Fabio Borini again scored to end the game in a 2-2 scoreline. The Ghanaian did not last the entire duration of the game as he was replaced by Jonathan Calleri. Ayew has now scored five for Bilic's side and is hoping to get more goals after a difficult start.  
Jordan Ayew expecting a full debut for Swansea after a shot cameo against Leicester

Jordan Ayew expecting a full debut for Swansea after a shot cameo against Leicester

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Ghana striker Jordan Ayew is expecting to make his full debut for new club Swansea after playing 19 minutes in their win over Leicester City in the on Sunday. Swansea defeated the Foxes by 2-0 at home when the two sides clashed in the English Premiership. The 25-year-old replaced spanish striker  Fernando Llorente with 19 minutes to play. The former Aston Villa man is hoping he marks his full game for the Wales based side in their game next weekend after the shot cameo in Sunday's game. He joined the Swans in the January transfer window after his side was relegated to the English championship.
Jordan Ayew handed number 3 jersey at Swansea City

Jordan Ayew handed number 3 jersey at Swansea City

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Ghana Black Stars striker Jordan Ayew has been handed the number 3 shirt at English Premier league club Swansea City. The former Marseille forward joined the Wales based club in the January transfer window from Aston Villa in a swap deal with Neil Taylor who left Swansea for Villa. Ayew who was away on national team duty took part in his first training today with club and is expected to make his debut this weekend against Leicester city. The 25-year-old is hoping he achieve's more than what his brother did during his time with the Swans.
Afcon 2017: Ghana coach Avram Grant calls for criticism to stop

Afcon 2017: Ghana coach Avram Grant calls for criticism to stop

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Ghana coach Avram Grant says his team deserve respect following criticism by some fans and sections of the media. Grant's side are in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations but that has not stopped some Ghanaians expressing dissatisfaction with the performances. "Every player had has criticism at one time or another. I would like that to change," said the Israeli. "I don't know why they target players. I would like them to respect the payers, who are giving everything." Ghana are seeking an elusive fifth Nations Cup title in Gabon - their last came in 1982. And they are showing the kind of resilience and quality necessary to end that 35-year wait, having beaten DR Congo 2-1 in Sunday's quarter-final to reach the last four. But some people have questioned whether t
Paul Clement heap praises on Jordan Ayew

Paul Clement heap praises on Jordan Ayew

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Swansea City head coach Paul Clement has heaped praise on Ghana striker Jordan Ayew after joining the Wales club from Aston Villa. Ayew, who is on Ghana duty for the African Nations Cup in Gabon joined the premiership club till 2020 and his new coach believe he will be an excellent addition to the club.I’m sure his brother has given him the inside track on the club,’ Swans head coach Paul Clement told the club’s official site. ‘He is a very good acquisition. He’s versatile and dynamic to attack the lines and get in behind defences. ‘He will certainly give us something different to what we’ve got.’ Villa are reported to have banked £5 million in the deal as Ayew ends an 18-month stay at the club having scored 10 goals in 58 games.  
Jordan Ayew voted Total man of the match award

Jordan Ayew voted Total man of the match award

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Jordan Ayew has been voted Total man of the match for his brilliant display against DR Congo today. The young forward scored the opener for Ghana and had a very sterling performance for his side upfront. The Aston Villa forward was deployed as the lone striker in the Ghana side in the absence of Asamoah Gyan who is nursing and injury. Jordan Ayew had come under serious criticism from the Ghanaian fans but has proved his critics wrong with this performance. He becomes the third player from Ghana to be awarded with this accolade
Two goals from Ayew brothers propel Ghana to AFCON semi-final

Two goals from Ayew brothers propel Ghana to AFCON semi-final

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Ghana Black Stars progressed to the semi-finals of the 2017 African Cup of Nations in Gabon by beating DR Congo by 2-0. Two goals brothers Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew ensured the Ghanaians made it to the next round of the most biggest football festival in Africa. The Black Stars had a difficult first half managing only two shots on target. The Leopards were the dangerous side and looked to be the side to take the lead but saw all their effort go waste. Striker Mbokani came close to getting the first goal of the game but his shot was brilliantly saved by goalkeeper Razak Brimah who was alert.  Back from recess,  Ghana upped their game with dangerous incursions into the Congolese penalty box looking for the opener. The pressing for a goal from the Ghanaians yielded fruit
Asamoah Gyan miss out, Jordan Ayew leads attack as Avram Grant names team to play Congo

Asamoah Gyan miss out, Jordan Ayew leads attack as Avram Grant names team to play Congo

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Ghana will be without skipper Asamoah Gyan in today's AFCON quarter - final game against DR Congo in Oyem. The experience striker could not recover on time from the injury he picked up against Egypt on Wednesday. This means young striker Jordan Ayew has been appointed to lead the Ghanaian attack in this afternoon's game. The Aston Villa forward will receive support from his senior brother Andre Ayew, Christian Atsu and Thomas Partey who have been shifted up front.  The Black Stars goes into this game with a 4-2-3-1 formation with Afriyie Acquah and Mubarak Wakaso protecting the back four. Ghana finished behind Egypt with six points in Group D. Below is Ghana's team to play Congo Today 1. Razak Brimah 2. Harrison Afful 3. Frank Acheampong 4. John Boye 5.