Ghana skipper, Andre Ayew has backed debutants players in the Black Stars squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations [AFCON] to succeed.
Kamaldeen Sulemana (Stade Rennes), Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (Dreams FC), Khalid Abdul Mumin (Vitoria de Guimaraes, Portugal) among other players are the youngsters in the Ghana squad for the tournament.
Addressing the press ahead of Ghana’s opening group game against Morocco on Monday, Andre reiterated his support for them and believes they will play a key role if Ghana is to win the tournament.
“These guys have the opportunity to prove themselves to the world and we are there to help them, we try to let them understand what an AFCON means,” he said.
“I believe in them because they have what it takes to be here so I know they will make it and we are here to guide them,” he added.
The Black Stars will kick start the tournament against giants Morocco on Monday, January 10 before taking on Gabon and Comoros in the other Group C matches.
Ghana has been in Doha for the past two weeks preparing for the tournament which kicks off on January 9.
Source: Modern Ghana