Ex-Ghana defender John Paintsil lauds Black Stars after 5:1 mauling over Qatar

Published on: 12 October 2020

Former Ghana defender, John Paintsil has lauded the Black Stars players following their 5:1 win over Qatar on Monday.

After a disappointing 3:0 defeat to Mali over the weekend, the four-time African champions were determined to make a statement.

Captain Andre Ayew scored a brace, with English-born attacker Tariqe Fosu and Samuel Owusu scoring their debut goals.

Striker Caleb Ekuban also found the back of the net in the convincing win over the Asian champions at the Titanic Sports Complex in Antalya in Turkey.

After the win, the former West Ham and Fulham lauded the team following their impressive win.

Akonnor will now turn his attention to the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations [Afcon] doubleheader qualifier against Sudan next month.