Coach Appiah names Ayew as new Black Stars Captain

Author: George Ernest Asare
Dede Ayew (left) with Asamoah Gyan

Black Stars coach, Kwasi Appiah has named André Ayew as the permanent captain of the team.

This follows a meeting with the top brass of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Normalization Committee (NC) after which approval and full backing was granted to the plans of the coach.

Ayew replaces Asamoah Gyan, as captain of the Black Stars.

Gyan, who has captained the Black Stars for six years, has been elevated to the position of "General Captain".

Subsequently, Kwadwo Asamoah has been named the deputy captain.

President of the GFA Normalisation Committee, Dr Kofi Amoah, has called on all stakeholders and citizens to support the transition while the Black Stars prepare for their 2019 AFCON campaign.