Ghana Senior National Team captain, Andre Dede Ayew has congratulated the Blacks Satellites for emerging as winners of the 2021 African Youth Championship in Mauritania.
Ghana beats the Hippos of Uganda, 2-0, to lift the AFCON title for the fourth time in the history of the competition.
Captain Daniel Afriyie led by example as he grabbed brace to win the title on the country’s independence day.
Following the victory, Ayew who led Ghana to win the same title back in 2009 took to twitter to applaud the Satellites.
Congratulations boys 🏆🎊 Africa u20 champions🇬🇭 !!!you have made the nation proud!10 years later and it’s coming home😃May Allah bless you all and bless you with a great future 🤲🏽and don’t stop it’s just the beginning 👊🏽🏆 PROUD NATION 🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/lWmHnQP5AK
— André Ayew (@AyewAndre) March 6, 2021
Ghana U-20 have now won the title on four different occasions, 1999, 1997, 2009 and 2021.