Black Stars striker Jordan Ayew has opened up on why he was in tears after he scored Ghana’s opener in the 2-1 quarter-final win over DR Congo in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Ghana managed to successfully book a place in the semi-finals of the tournament after two goals from brothers Andre and Jordan Ayew. Jordan Ayew who scored a stunner described his goal as “really, really important” – The striker could not hold back his tears after opening his account for the tournament and the 25-year old has now revealed the reason behind his teary celebration after scoring his first goal of the tournament.
“You know as a striker you will always want to score. But it’s just that you score some goals that are really, really important and you see your team-mates so happy, you see the bench so happy, you see the supporters so happy, you see the country so happy.”
“So when you think about all these things, it makes you so emotional. And as a kid I always dreamt to score in the big games, and I thank God that happened.”
On Thursday’s semi-final clash against Cameroon, This is what the striker had to say
“It’s just a quarter-finals and we have another big game against Cameroon. It will be a very tough game but, like I said, we have to keep on going.”