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Ayew-completely ready? Ghana hold out on fitness of skipper forward of Cameroon clash


Sporting activities Information of Friday, 28 June 2019

Source: Graphic.com.gh


Andre Ayew Captain Skipper Andre Ayew

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah faces a anxious wait in excess of the fitness of skipper Andre Ayew for Saturday’s clash from Cameroon in the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Ayew, 29, was substituted as a precautionary evaluate after scoring an equaliser for the Black Stars in their Group F opener from Benin which ended in a 2-2 attract on Tuesday.

Together with Thomas Agyepong, he sat out recovery coaching on Wednesday but compared with the latter, the Swansea City guy even now has a likelihood of featuring towards Cameroon on Saturday.

“Black Stars Captain André Dede Ayew and Thomas Agyepong sustained injuries through the Ghana-Benin opening sport final Tuesday at the Ismaïlia Stadium,” a assertion issued by the Black Stars Staff Media Officer, Dan Kweku Yeboah said.

“The two players were substituted in the second half as a precautionary evaluate. A additional professional medical examination reveals that Agyepong will not be accessible for range for the Cameroon sport. Nonetheless, the professional medical team are checking Dede’s condition and will recommend the technical group with regards to his availability based on how he responds to remedy”.

Mentor Kwasi Appiah appointed Ayew as captain of the countrywide team ahead of the tournament. The contentious conclusion led to the retirement of the former skipper Asamoah Gyan who only rescinded his decision adhering to an intervention by President Akufo-Addo.

Inter Milan midfielder, Kwadwo Asamoah, who along with Gyan is however to debut at the opposition is the Deputy Captain of the group.

Gyan was “elevated” to Typical Captain for the tourney.

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