- Andrea Dede inspired the national team players before their match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa.
- He was seen in a video giving his teammates morale in a dressing room as he was encouraging them to focus and not to joke on the pitch after their 1-1 draw against Ethiopia.
Video of Andre Dede Ayew encouraging his teammates before their match against South Africa has surfaced online.
Andre Dede Ayew on his duties as a captain was captured in a video inspiring his teammates in a dressing room to go in for a win at all course.
Part of his statement reads; ‘We didn’t come here to joke and any person who is not ready or don’t believe that we are not going to win should go home because this is time we are going to the World Cup‘.
Fortunate for Ghana team, these spirited words whispered into the ears of the players by captain Ayew, brings them a victory to win the match by one goal to nil against South Africa at the cape coast stadium on November 14, 2021.
The Al Sadd SC midfielder scored the only goal of the match on a penalty spot to help them progress to the next round of Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
This brought massive smiles to the faces of many Ghanaians as Ghana national football team secured a play off berth with a win over South Africa at cape coast stadium.
Many of the Bafana Bafana fans were surprised by the decision of the match officials to have pointed on a penalty spot in the 32nd minute of the game.
The South Africa National soccer team association later decided to file an appeal to CAF and FIFA over their (1-0) defeat to ghana, wanting the match to be replayed.
Watch the video below