Asamoah Gyan, Ayew brothers could be recalled to Black Stars for next AFCON qualifier

Published on: 08 September 2018

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah is likely to call skipper Asamoah Gyan and the Ayew brothers, Andre and Jordan for his next Nations Cup qualifier.

Coach Appiah whose side lost 1-0 to Kenya on Saturday in a Nations Cup qualifier has revealed he will recall the trio for future matches of the Black Stars.

“I have good players, who are capable of doing a good job. It is the time for other young players to show what they can do even for future matches,” Appiah said in Kenya.

“We have a lot of players in Ghana and I am working to understand and know them well.

“It does not mean that the door is closed for the three players, or any other player left out…no, only that we are also giving a chance to others so that we can evaluate the depth and quality of players we have in Ghana.

"We are just trying the new players and that does not mean those left out are not part of us.

Despite missing the aforementioned stars, coach Appiah is still confident that they will get a positive result.

“I have good players in my squad, who can do the job so we are not worried. We have to take our chances and defend well because we are playing away from home.”

Ghana started her campaign on a high note, after defeating Ethiopia 5-0. A brace from Raphael Dwamena and goals apiece from Gyan, Ebenezer Ofori and Boye were enough to hand Walya Antelopes a lesson.

The Black Stars will be aiming at getting maximum points against their hosts Kenya, who went down 2-1 away to Sierra Leone in their opener.