AFCON 2019:Ayew named Ghana captain, Gyan becomes ‘GC’

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Black Stars coach Kwasi Appiah has named Andre Ayew as the permanent captain of the team, the Ghana Football Association revealed on their official website on Friday.

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

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Ayew replaces Asamoah Gyan as captain of the Black Stars.

Gyan, who has captained the Black Stars for a record seven years has been elevated to the position of “General Captain”.

Subsequently, Kwadwo Asamoah has been named the deputy captain.

The president of the GFA-NC, Dr Kofi Amoah, has called on all stakeholders and citizens to support the transition while the Black Stars prepare their assault and conquest of Africa at Afcon 2019.