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We Won’t Give up on The 2022 FIFA World Cup Race - Andre Ayew

The race for a slot in the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup is hotter for the Black Stars now with two games to finish the qualifiers.

Ghana in a space of three days managed to pick six points from a double header clash against Zimbabwe in Group G. The first game ended 3-1 in favour of the Black Stars with Mohammed Kudus, Thomas Partey and captain Andre Ayew showing why they are revered at club level. They showed their real character with top quality football for the senior national team of Ghana on the day when many had given up on them prior to the game.Ajax midfielder, Mohammed Kudus gave Ghana the lead five minutes into the first half before the Warriors captain, Knowledge Musona pulled parity two minutes into the second half. The penalty came after France based defender, Alexander Djiku conceded a penalty which the captain made no mistake in converting on the 47th minute.

Arsenal midfielder, Thomas Partey made his presence felt when he shot the Black Stars in front once again in the 66th minute. He pounced on a ball and beat his marker before planting the ball behind the goalkeeper for the second goal much to the happiness of the few fans at the Stadium and the hundreds watching at home on television.

Captain Andre Ayew, an absentee in the game from the blast of the whistle, came to the party with Ghana’s third goal after connecting Baba Rahman’s header in the 86th minute to finish the game at 3-1 at full time. It was feather in his tea cup after failing to glitter throughout the game due fitness concerns.

The Black Stars were in Harare for the second game which on paper looked a tall mountain to climb. A superb free kick on the 31st minute by Thomas Partey separated the two sides after full time to make back-to-back wins for the Black Stars of which captain Andre Ayew is fascinated about and confident the race for the World Cup slot is still on. He tweeted.

The Black Stars have nine points, trailing Group G leaders, South Africa by a point after four games. Ghana will travel to play Ethiopia on November 11 before hosting South Africa three days later to complete the first phase of the qualifiers. The top countries from each group progresses to the next stage of the qualifiers. Ghana must make amends after missing out on the 2018 FIFA World Cup held in Russia.

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