The Crystal Palace has expressed excitement after leading the Black Stars in the International friendly against Morocco last Tuesday, a game his side lost by one nil.
Jordan Ayew led the Black Stars in the absence of his brother and substantive captain Andre Ayew in the match against Morocco on Tuesday.
The decision was taken by head coach Charles Akonnor following the absence of two deputy captains Thomas Partey and Richard Ofori.
A Razak Abalora error in the second half gifted an open net to Jawad El Yamiq as Morocco beat defeated the four-time African Champions at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat on Tuesday.
Morocco after the victory extend their unbeaten run to 16 games and have now recorded five consecutive clean sheets for the first time in five years.
The Crystal Palace attacker took to social media to express his happiness after wearing the armband.
It was an honour to captain our country on Tuesday 🙏🏽♥️🇬🇭 #Ghana pic.twitter.com/vLHGm2Wthc
— Jordan Ayew (@jordan_ayew9) June 11, 2021
Ghana will host the Elephants of Ivory Coast in Cape Coast on Saturday, June 12, 2021 in a second friendly game.