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2019 AFCON: Andre Ayew doubtful for Cameroon clash

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2019 AFCON – Ghana are sweating on the fitness of Andre Ayew for Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations clash, but winger Thomas Agyepong has been confirmed out of the fixture.

The Swansea City forward scored Ghana’s first goal in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw with Benin in the opening group game, faces uncertainty over his readiness for the match against the Indomitable Lions.

Agyepong, on the other hand has no chance of making a second straight appearance at the championship in Egypt after he was substituted in the 35th minute of the first game due to a head injury.

The Ghana Football Association have announced via their official website that Black Stars captain Andre Ayew and Thomas Agyepong sustained injuries during the opening game last Tuesday at the Ismaïlia Stadium.”

“Further medical test reveals that Agyepong will not be available for selection for the Cameroon game.

“However the medical team are monitoring Dede’s condition and will advise the technical team regarding his availability depending on how he responds to treatment.”

Ayew, playing in his sixth Afcon, entered the history books on Tuesday as his goal put him top as Ghana’s all-time top scorer at the tournament with nine goals.

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