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Swansea City in their match against Huddersfield Town

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The Black Stars captain found the back of the net as his side’s unbeaten run was halted at Liberty Stadium

Andre Ayew was on the score sheet as Swansea City lost 2-1 against Huddersfield Town in Saturday’s Championship game.

The winger continued his impressive form in front of goal after starring for the Ghana national team during the international break.

The 30-year-old featured prominently for the Black Stars against Mali and Qatar in their international friendlies.

The forward bagged a brace against the 2022 World Cup hosts to ensure the West Africans returned to winning ways after losing against the Eagles.

On his return to Swansea, the forward quickly settled down with the club and got a starting role against Carlos Corberan’s men.

Ayew formed a three-man attack along with Viktor Gyoekeres and Jamal Lowe for the Liberty Stadium outfit and impressed in the encounter.

Swansea started the game on the back foot after allowing Harry Toffolo to open the scoring for Huddersfield with just 23 minutes into the game after benefiting from Juninho Bacuna’s assist.

10 minutes later, the Ghana international then levelled proceedings for his side, converting from the penalty spot for his second Championship goal of the season.

Josh Koroma then scored the winning goal in the 67th minute after receiving a timely assist from Richard Stearman.

Besides his goal, Ayew made two key passes, had 43 touches on the ball, completed one dribble and had an 80% successful pass rate in the encounter.

The winger featured for the duration of the game while Democratic Republic of the Congo descent Isaac Mbenza played for 62 minutes to help his side securefourth on the Championship table with 10 points from five games.

Ayew will hope to continue his impressiv all three points in the match.

With the defeat, the Liberty Stadium outfit is e showings and help Swansea City return to winning ways against Coventry City on October 20.

 

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“black stars players were paid $2,000 for the friendly games” – Kurt Okraku

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Kurt Okraku reveals the amount the Black Stars were paid for the friendly matches

According to him during an interview with Nhyira FM, the players were paid $2,000 dollars for the friendly games unlike the $5,000 they used to take after each game

He added that, the players were more interested in building a better team instead of the monetary benefits

The players were paid $2,000 for the friendly games [unlike the $5,000 we used to pay after each game] because of the circumstance at hand

However, let me hasten to add that the players were not interested in the monetary benefits, rather team building. This is because we are preparing a new team for the future

He said

The national team played against Mali and Qatar, they lost 3-0 to Mali in the first game but clinched a 5-1 victory against Qatar in the second fixture.

 

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Manchester City Player Commits Suicide

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Manchester City 17-year-old Academy player, Jeremy Wisten has taken his life out of depression as the club wanted to release him.

The young footballer was a centre back who was born in Malawi and joined the City’s squad at U13 in 2016.

“The Manchester City family are saddened to learn of the passing of former Academy player Jeremy Wisten,” the club said a statement on Twitter.

“We send our deepest condolences to his friends and family. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.”

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Manchester United And Chelsea Play Out Dull Stalemate

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Manchester United and Chelsea played out a dull draw in Premier League encounter on Saturday afternoon.

Fans will certainly be disappointed with the outcome of the first meeting between Premier League giants this season.

However, for Chelsea boss Frank Lampard, he would be pleased with a second successive clean sheet. Goalkeeper Mendy made a couple of decent saves to deny Manchester United.

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Chelsea on the other hand had a penalty appeal in the first-half ignored. Maguire gripped Azpilicueta in a headlock at a corner and there was no review by VAR.

 

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