Ghana captain, Andre Ayew has reacted to criticism of his brother’s performances during the ongoing 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The Crystal Palace forward was taken to the cleaner following Ghana’s opening 3-2 defeat against Portugal at the 974 Stadium.
Replay shows that the 29-year-old lost possession three times during his time on the pitch and was faulted for his role in Portugal’s third goal.
However, the former Swansea City forward started against South Korea and assisted twice Ghana’s first two goals were scored by Mohammed Salisu and Mohammed Kuduthen in the first half.
However, his elder brother has been speaking about his qualities after he starred in Ghana’s 3-2 win over the Asians.
Jordan Ayew came off to a standing ovation from Ghanaian fans at the Education City Stadium.
Speaking about his brother’s performance, Ayew said his brother’s qualities as a footballer were not in doubt.
“It’s not the first time (that Jordan has played well)… I think he’s just someone that people just want to speak bad about but they in their hearts know the kind of quality that he is…”.
Ghana, who now sit 2nd with three points return to action on Friday with an anticipated game against Uruguay at the Al Janoub Stadium with kick-off at 15:00GMT.
The Black Stars need a win or draw to be able to play in the next round of the tournament.