Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew has acknowledged loads of pressure that comes with playing football in Ghana. He notes that his background has always contributed to huge expectations as family has churned out good players in the country.
“You have a lot of pressure in the country [Ghana] because the name Ayew is a big name and they have always seen very good Ayew players so there is always pressure to be on top, I was born in pressure and I’m still living in pressure so for me, it’s a daily thing. It’s part of life and I’m enjoying it and I’m so proud.”Jordan Ayew told Supersport.
The son of Abedi Pele has had ample playing time for Black Stars of Ghana. He has come under immense pressure in recent games as fans expect him to score goals.
Jordan Ayew, a younger brother of Dede Ayew, was booed by home fans when Black Stars hosted Nigeria in a World Cup qualifier at the Baba Yara Stadium.
Despite those regrettable spectacle, Jordan Ayew has been called up by Otto Addo for September friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua.
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