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Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan tips Jordan Ayew for greatness

Published on: 05 July 2014
Ghana's Jordan Ayew questions the referee's call during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

By Rahman Osman

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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan believes burgeoning striker Jordan Ayew will blossom into the nation’s finest goal poacher in future.

Jordan came under a barrage of criticism for refusing to lay a pass to Gyan who was in a better position to score against Germany in their second Group G match.

But Gyan who admitted he spoke to Jordan about the issue is confident that the young Marseille man will lead the lines one day.

“Jordan is the future of the Black Stars and we need to be patient with him,” Gyan told the media.

“We spoke about his decision over and over again but he apologized and I feel it should end there.

“He will one day lead the line and we need to allow him feel free to express himself.”


  • SHANGO says:
    July 05, 2014 06:33 pm
    Apuuu even Samedge who has two left legs is a better striker than Jordan Ayew.
  • Stephen Faidoo says:
    July 05, 2014 06:31 pm
    I perfectly agree that Jordan will lead the team one day.because Asamoah Gyan started this way and now he is our best striker so he will be the same.let give him the opportunity and the sound mind.but he needs to be trained on his activeness and smartness like his brother Dede Ayew.
  • Boro says:
    July 05, 2014 06:22 pm
    I think so too. I could see his remorse in the portugal game after the bashing he had after the Germany game and i am sure he will always way his options and make the right decisions in front of goal in the future. Lessons well leaned and i have no doubt a changed Jordan Ayew will pull a lot of surprises in the future. However, this will toughen him and be the better player we all wish for.
  • samedge says:
    July 05, 2014 07:19 pm
    Shango, u go kill me shy ooo. Hahaha
  • samedge says:
    July 05, 2014 07:21 pm
    Hahahaha. This Shango guy is a joker paaaooo
  • sule ali says:
    July 05, 2014 08:17 pm
    I like jordan because he is strong on the ball
  • kofi says:
    July 05, 2014 08:25 pm
    Funny guys shango and his crew members..#TeamJordanAyew
  • Tanko says:
    July 05, 2014 08:34 pm
    Penalty manch3 is trying to make people forget him telling AA to replace Kwarassey with Dauda . Can't believe tge captain of the national was involved in something like that. Time will tell
  • benito says:
    July 05, 2014 08:51 pm
    True' Jordan will mature .
  • Killaboobo says:
    July 06, 2014 09:21 am
    in de first place i dnt tink dis guy is a player.i stronghly believe their fadas issue wit akasi appiah is now having influence on de team n i suggest dis guys wnt de down fall of akwasi appiah.Fire burn dem.
  • Ghanaman says:
    July 06, 2014 03:22 pm
    Dauda has an advantage over Kwaresey Becos he's taller.