Athletics News of Thursday, 27 June 2019
Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah is delighted to see Ayew brothers, Andre and Jordan up and operating at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
The siblings ended up the Black Stars’ heroes in the Team F opener at the Ismailia Stadium as they netted to guarantee Ghana came from driving to finish the first-50 % 2-1 up.
Mickael Pote, who registered Benin’s opener in beneath two minutes, having said that, struck yet again in the 63rd minute to pressure a 2-2 draw.
“We could have dropped the video game so a point is not lousy for the staff,” Mensah advised Aim right after the activity.
“It truly is fantastic [to see the Ayew brothers enjoying a strong start to the tournament]. It can be generally great obtaining some plans in.
“We conceded two plans, we are going to go back again and function on the group.
“We bought two objectives but some of the choices from the referee did not go our way.”
Four-time champions, Ghana who are making their 22nd visual appeal at the continental showpiece, following perform Cup holders Cameroon on Saturday.
The Indomitable Lions conquer Guinea-Bissau 2- on Tuesday.
“It really is a recreation, which we will go back to the drawing board and perform on Cameroon now,” Mensah said.
“We are likely to put together for them. We are going to observe films and do the job on our match prepare as perfectly.”
Cameroon and Ghana very last satisfied at Afcon 2017 in Gabon the place the previous ran out 2- victors in the semi-finals.