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C.K Akonnor pleased with “maturing ” Jordan Ayew

Head coach of the Black Stars of Ghana, Charles Kwablah Akonnor has heaped praises on Ghanaian striker, Jordan Ayew.

Jordan has been in fine form for his club, Crystal Palace in the English Premier League with nine goals this season.

The Ghanaian striker got the ground running for his club with the return of the premiership after a three month break from football due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Ayew, 28 scored his ninth goal in 29 appearances for his club against Bournemouth, making him Ghana’s top scorer in the English Premier League with 25 goals.

His performance has gotten many pundits and fans talking fondly of him and the head coach of the Black Stars is one of those.

“I feel good and it’s good for us as a football nation and he is gradually growing to become a big name in the premiership and we are all happy,” Akonnor told Starr Sports.

“I personally have some liking for him, the way he is growing, being a very young man and the way he is now maturing into a big player and somebody who always leads the attack, I think it’s a great thing.

“I will encourage him to continue with his fine form, it’s a great thing and it will always help us.”


Submitted: Fidel Deke

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