Dede Ayew , has shared sentiments via his Instagram page recently after becoming Ghana’s most capped player.
Dede Ayew who is the son of legendary Ghanaian footballer Abedi Pele, earned his first Black Stars cap as a teenager in 2007. He made his debut at the age of 17, and 15 years later.
He stated on Instagram that : his passion, desire, and commitment to the Black Stars have not changed since his first cap after becoming Ghana’s most-capped player.
“The passion, desire and commitment have been the same since the first cap. Can’t say how happy I am to achieve this amazing feat of representing my beloved country for all these years,Massive thanks to my family, friends, and all coaches I have played under during this period and to my teammates, old and new.
The 32-year-old set the record on Thursday in Abu Dhabi, impressing in the four-time African champions’ morale-boosting 2-0 win over Switzerland ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Ayew led Ghana to become the first and only African country to win the World Cup at the U-20 level.
It is still his greatest accomplishment, and it motivates him to aim for the main World Cup.
Ayew will captain Ghana in Qatar, where the Black Stars will attempt to become world champions.
Ghana are in a difficult group with Portugal. Uruguay and South Korea.
Black Stars will begin their campaign against Portugal on November 24 before facing South Korea four days later.
The African giants’ final group game is against Uruguay, which Ghanaians see as a golden opportunity to avenge their quarter-final loss in 2010.