Sports activities News of Saturday, 6 July 2019
Ghana striker Jordan Ayew believes his excellent displaying at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt is a manifestation of his really hard do the job.
The Crystal Palace forward has been just one of the Black Stars’ best adult men so much – his two goals owning served protected a spot in the Round of 16, in which a showdown with Tunisia awaits on Monday.
He was voted the very best participant in the opening working day 2-2 attract with Benin.
“I am not astonished [by my performance],” Ayew told reporters in Egypt.
“I have self-confidence in myself and I know that I just want to maintain on functioning tricky.
“Men and women are now observing the hard get the job done I have put in for all these several years.
“This is one thing I realized I was capable of performing so none of it surprises to me at all.”
Ayew’s goal-tally will make him the 2nd-joint-top scorer at the event, and he manufactured Caf’s finest XI for the group stage.
“Hard work pays off you know. I worked tricky and it is paying off,” included the 27-calendar year-old.
“For me the most essential factor is the crew and I have to congratulate my teammates due to the fact if it was not for them obtaining the superior balls, I would not be in a position to specific myself on the pitch.
“We are rising and receiving much better after every single match.”
Ayew is participating in at Afcon for the fourth time subsequent appearances in 2012, 2015 and 2017.