June 24, 2024


Ghana captain Andre Ayew has apologised for his role in the Black Stars poor Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2023) campaign.

The four-time African champions suffered a humiliating first round exit after picking just two points in three matches.

In a message to Ghanaians on Tuesday, Andre Ayew also took responsibility for the team’s failure.

Failure in Côte d’Ivoire means Ghana have suffered consecutive group stage exits at the AFCON.

Under Andre Ayew’s captaincy, the Black Stars have seen their worst AFCON performance since 2006.

In 2019, Ghana suffered a round of 16 exit to Tunisia in Ayew’s first tournament as captain.

Ghana’s only win the four matches at the tournament was a 2-0 win over Guinea Bissau.

At AFCON 2021 in Cameroun, Ghana had its worst AFCON performance in history when the Black Stars finished bottom of a group with Gabon, Comorros and Morocco.

Ghana lost to Comoros and Morocco but drew with Gabon.

Now in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana have again exited at the group stage without a win.



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