The captaincy of André Ayew ahead of 2019 AFCON caused eddies inside Ghana Black Stars team . But this strong choice of James Kwesi Appiah pleased former defender John Paintsil .
Talking to Kasapa FM , John Paintsil says seeing former André Ayew as the captain of the team was not a surprise for him , despite discords it stimulated amid of the fans .
No matter what people say about Abedi Pele’s son , he was born to lead according to John Paintsil .
“Andre Ayew is born a leader and no matter how people see him whether good or bad he was born to lead .
So I wasn’t surprised he was named as the captain of the senior male national team the Black Stars” he said about Swansea City striker .
This episod led Asamoah Gyan to announce in a premature way his international retirement , before being called by Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo himself . He finally has been named as the general captain of the Black Stars .
Ghana was locked at last 16 stages by Tunisia after a 1-1 full time score and a 4-5 during penaty shootouts on July 8 , 2019 . Third shooter , Caleb Ekuban missed his penalty , while all five Carthage eagles succeeded the exercice .