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Ayew congratulates Benin for tying against Ghana

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The Ghanian striker believes their rivals player very well and showed they can do great things in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Andre Ayew and his brother Jordan Ayew scored one goal each for Ghana.

But it was not enough, as Benin scored twice thanks to Mickael Pole.

And while Ghana tried to get the three points, John Boye as sent off in the 54th minute, leaving the Black Stars to fight for their life.

Goalscorer Ayew has congratulated The Squirrels for their performance, saying the tie is still fair.

“I think we deserved to win. After we got the red card… It’s part of the game,” Ayew was quoted by Goal.

“The most important thing is we have to congratulate the guys because [it was] 10 against 11 [and] we managed to get a draw.”

“We have two more games,” he added.

“If we continue like this, we need to work hard. I have total confidence in the boys.”

“We showed a good fighting spirit so it’s positive for the next game,” he said.

“I think we did a good game. We still have two matches to go.”

He explained: “All the games are difficult. It’s a difficult team – Cameroon.”

“We are also Ghana and we’re going to do our best possible to get a good result. Winner takes all – we’ll see.”