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Check out Blood Brothers to have played for Ghana's Black Stars

Published on: 28 May 2020

 

GHANAsoccernet.com brings to you a list of brothers to have played for Ghana's Black Stars

 

1. Ben Kayode and Dan Kayode

The Kayode siblings were part of the Black Stars sqaud that conquered the African continent in the late 70s and mid 80s. Daniel was among the 1978 AFCON winning squad while Ben was an AFCON winner in 1982.

 

2. Joe Addo and Simon Addo

The Addo brothers played for the Ghana national team during the 1990s.

Joe Addo was the first to play for the senior national team. Simon Addo, the previous Goldfields and Ghapoha goalkeeper likewise had the chance to play for the national team at the 1994 and 1996 AFCONs.

3. Richard Kingson And Laryea Kingston

Arguably the Kingson brothers are among one of Ghana's best football families. Richard Kingston, prominently known as Olele was one of the Black Stars' best goalkeepers during his active days.

Kingston made two World Cup appearances with the Black Stars at the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cup.

His younger brother Laryea Kingston who played in midfield made 41 appearances for the Black Stars

 

4. Asamoah and Baffour Gyan

Baffour Gyan who is six years older than his brother played for Ghana from 2001 to 2008.

He and Gyan were combined a couple of times for the Black Stars, especially during the 2006 World Cup qualifiers.

Asamoah Gyan who later captained the Black Stars, is Ghana's all-time top scorer with 51 goals and also Africa's all-time leading scorer at the World Cup with six goals.

5. Abedi  and Kwame Ayew

The footballing family as we call them, Abedi Ayew Pele popularly known as the 'maestro dominated the Black Stars between the late 80's and 90's. The two brothers two part in two AFCON tournaments with the Black Stars.

Abedi Pele who captained the Black Stars is regarded as one of Ghana's all-time great.

Abedi Pele is apparently the best player in Ghana's history with three African Player of the Year grant and an AFCON title shockingly.

6. Mubarak and Alhassan Wakaso

The two brothers played for the Black Stars during the 2016 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Wakaso who made his debut in 2013 has been a regular feature for the Black Stars.

Alhassan Wakaso just made one appearance for the Black Stars at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium against Egypt in November 13.

 

7. Andre , Rahim, And Jordan Ayew

Andre and Jordan Ayew are among the key players for the Ghana Black Stars.

Andre Ayew is the current captain for the Black Stars whilst his brother Jordan Ayew is the currently leading marksman for the Ghana national team.

Rahim Ayew who is the eldest, played for the Ghana national team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

 

 

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