Ghanaian football maestro, Abedi Pele has indicated that he was faced with similar backlashes from Ghanaian football fans when he was a young player just like his sons, Dede and Jordan Ayew.

According to him, he believes his sons are facing theses criticisms because Ghanaians are aware of the fact that they have what it takes to be successful footballers.

Jordan and Dede Ayew have come under intense criticism in regards to their recent performance with the senior national team of Ghana with some football fans advocating for their exit from the team to make room for other promising rising football talents.

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Speaking about the recent backlashes targeted at the Ayew brothers, Abedi Pele acknowledged that Ghanaians have always been highly concerned about the performance of the Black Stars and as such have high expectations for any player who joins the team, most especially for players who are extremely good on the field of play.

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Recounting on his experience as a Black Stars player, Abedi mentioned that he has been a victim of public ridicule.

Furthermore, he confessed that he faced similar backlashes during his active career days and according to him, that is an attestation of the fact that fans are taking note of a player’s talent and potential.


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