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Thursday, 12 November 2020 19:15

Andre Ayew dedicates Ghana win over Sudan to late Ghana President J.J Rawlings Featured

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Black Stars captain Andre Ayew says he and his teammates dedicate their 2-0 win over Sudan in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to former Ghana president John Jerry Rawlings who passed on today.


Ayew scored brace to hand Ghana a resounding victory over the senior national team of Sudan in the Group C match-day three of the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers at the Cape Coast Stadium.

The Swansea City star told the media after the match they fought hand to beat the North African country in honour of the JJ Rawlings who died at age 73.
Rawlings was confirmed dead on Thursday morning after battling short illness at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
“I think we fought hard to get a win in honour of His Excellency J.J Rawlings. We know the history and his contribution to the growth of Ghana so the win is dedicated to him.” Ayew told the media after the game.
Ayew disclosed that the entire Black Stars team are with the family of the former Ghana President in this difficult moment.
“These are hard times for the family but we wish them well. May God comfort and bless them.”
Ghana will face Sudan in the reverse leg tie on November 17 in Khartoum.
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