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Congo game Ghana names team for the tie

Congo game Ghana names team for the tie

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Captain Asamoah Gyan will lead the Black Stars in today's crucial World Cup qualifying match against Congo at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. The Black Stars will need a win in today's game against the Congolese to revive Ghana's chances of making a fourth straight appearance at the World Cup. Former Wa All Stars goalkeeper Richard Ofori will keep the post for Ghana this afternoon after his impressive performance against Ethiopia in the last AFCON qualifier. Joseph Attamah Larweh will mark his Black Stars debut in defense for the Black Stars with Daniel Amartey, Jonathan Mensah and Crystal Palace's Jeffrey Schlupp forming the back four for Coach Kwesi Appiah side. Thomas Partey and Ebenezer Ofori will be in midfield with Andre Ayew and Christian Atsu on the flanks. Skip...
Jordan Ayew scores as Swansea beat Palace at home

Jordan Ayew scores as Swansea beat Palace at home

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Swansea City forward Jordan Ayew was on the score sheet as the Wales side beat Crystal Palace at home. The Black Stars forward scored his first premiership goal of the season after helping Swansea to secure a 2-0 victory at the Selhurst Park. Tammy Abraham put the visitors in the lead just after connecting with a Leroy Fer's cross just before the end of the first half. Ayew sealed the win for Swansea in the 48th minutes with a fine finish after meeting a Kyle Naughton through pass before putting it past Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey. Ayew has warmed himself up to be come a part of the Swansea first team since joining from Aston Villa last season. And scoring more goals will see the Ghanaian become an integral part of the Swans set up.  
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
Andre Ayew’s goal earn Westham a point

Andre Ayew’s goal earn Westham a point

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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.  
Swansea: Jordan eyeing full game after Sunday’s flash

Swansea: Jordan eyeing full game after Sunday’s flash

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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.
Number 3 shirt given to Jordan Ayew at Swansea City

Number 3 shirt given to Jordan Ayew 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 son of a Ghanaian legend is hoping he achieves more than what his brother did during his time with the Swans.
Criticism: Coach Avram Grant wants a stop

Criticism: Coach Avram Grant wants a 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 defense. ‘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.  
Voted: Jordan Ayew voted Total man of the match

Voted: Jordan Ayew voted Total man of the match

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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