Akonnor to maintain Andre Ayew as Black Stars captain

Tue, 3 Mar 2020 Source: Ghana Soccernet

Ghana coach Charles Akonnor will maintain Andre Ayew as captain of the Black Stars as he prepares to name his squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan one of the key decisions today.

The 30-year-old will remain his leadership role during the reign of the new gaffer.

The Swansea City forward took the armband from iconic striker Asamoah Gyan prior to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt under dramatic circumstances.

Ayew is hugely respected by his peers and enjoyed the responsibility as captain.

He led Ghana during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a disappointing round of 16 exit from the competition.

Andre has been phenomenal for Swansea City despite their recent struggles

Source: Ghana Soccernet
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