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I am very happy to be back with Black Stars - Jordan Ayew


Marseille forward Jordan Ayew has spoken of his delight at being recalled to Ghana’s squad for the 2014 World Cup qualifier against Egypt next week. He told Kumasi-based Angel FM that as a Ghanaian, it means a lot to him to be invited to play for the nation, adding that the he hopes to do his best.

“I am very very happy to be back in the national team. It means a lot to me to play for my country as a Ghanaian. I am going to do my best when asked.”

Ayew also told Angel FM that even though he doesn’t know too much about the Egypt team, the important thing is to qualify for the World Cup, adding that he expects to see full support from the fans for next week’s first leg encounter.

“I don’t really know them, but it is a game and the most important thing is to qualify for the World Cup. The home game is very important and I know we will get full support from the fans.”

The striker noted that Ghana has strikers in good form at the moment, adding that he would also put in his best if asked to play.

“Football is all about performance. I think. We have strikers in good form for the national team, so I can only come in and do my best when asked to play.”


By Gideon Kwame Boateng

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