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Sports News of Wednesday, 26 June 2019


Ghana striker Jordan Ayew sure of Black Stars revival after Benin draw

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Ghana striker Jordan Ayew is certain the Black Stars will bounce back after they were surprisingly held to a 2-2 draw by Benin in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match on Tuesday.

Andre and Jordan Ayew were both on target as 10-man Ghana were forced to settle for a draw against Benin at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Mickael Pote gave Benin a shock lead after two minutes but Black Stars captain Andre Ayew restored parity.

His younger brother Jordan fired Ghana ahead, but Pote earned the Squirrels a point after John Boye was dismissed for a second yellow card.

Jordan says the sending off of John Boye had an effect on the but was full of praise for the fighting spirit of his team-mates after the red card.

See the video of the interview below: