Head Coach of the Black Stars, Charles Kwablan Akonnor has heaped praises on red-hot attacker Jordan Ayew, noting that his growth in the game is good for the country.
According to Akonnor, the Crystal Palace forward impressive performance in the English Premier League is good for the Black Stars.
Ayew netted his 9th goal of the season when Crystal Palace defeated Bournemouth 2-0 over the weekend which has seen him leapfrogged Anthony Yeboah as the Ghanaian with most goals in the history of the English Premier League with 25 goals.
In an interview with Star Sports, Akonnor expressed joy over Ayew’s progress and growth in the game.
“I feel good and it’s good for us as a football nation and he is gradually growing to become a big name in the premiership and we are all happy.
“I personally have some likeness for him , the way he is growing, being a very young man and the way he is now maturing into a big player and somebody who always leads the attack, I think it’s a great thing,” Akonnor told Starr Sports.
“I will encourage him to continue with his fine form, it’s a great thing and it will always help us” Akunnor concluded