Athletics Information of Friday, 24 May 2019
André Ayew has been built the new captain of the Black Stars by head mentor Kwasi Appiah in advance of the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Ayew replaces Asamoah Gyan, as captain of the Black Stars.
This was announced by the Ghana Soccer Association Normalisation Committee immediately after it experienced fulfilled on the matter.
In a statement, the committee stated it experienced offered full backing to the ideas of the mentor.
Gyan, who has captained the Black Stars for a history seven yrs “has been elevated to the posture of ‘General Captain’.”
Subsequently, Kwadwo Asamoah has been named the deputy captain.
President of the GFA-NC Dr Kofi Amoah has referred to as on all stakeholders and citizens to assist the transition whilst the Black Stars prepare their assault and conquest of Africa at AFCON 2019.
The captaincy of the group sparked controversy when Gyan walked absent from the National Group right after he was changed as the captain of the Black Stars.
He experienced been captain of the national team considering that 2012, foremost the Black Stars 4 major worldwide tournaments.
But he rescinded his decision to retire from international soccer a lot less than 48 hrs afterwards after President Nana Akufo-Addo had fulfilled Kwesi Appiah over the matter and spoken to him.
President Nana Akufo-Addo experienced also fulfilled with the Minister for Youth and Sporting activities, the President of the GFA Normalisation Committee and the Chair of the Administration Committee of the Black Stars.