Jordan Ayew: Crystal Palace Forward Reveals Desire to Play in Ghana Before Retiring

Jordan Ayew: Crystal Palace Forward Reveals Desire to Play in Ghana Before Retiring

Lukman Mumuni
updated at July 5, 2023 at 8:23 AM
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  • Jordan Ayew has opened up on the possibility of playing in the Ghana Premier League
  • The Crystal Palace forward has been in Ghana for the holidays
  • Ayew is expected to return to England for pre-season ahead of the new season

Crystal Palace forward, Jordan Ayew has disclosed his desire to play in the Ghana Premier League before hanging up his boots.

The 31-year-old has been playing in Europe since he started his professional career, featuring for clubs in France and England.

The former Olympique Marseille forward has few years left to play at the highest level of European football and he is already considering returning home.

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Jordan Ayew has revealed his dreams of playing in the Ghana Premier League. Credit: @CPFC
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According to Ayew, his preferred team will be a club based in Ghana's capital Accra, with giants Hearts of Oak and Great Olympics top of the list.

"The Ghana Premier League is something that I have in mind one day I could play for a team in Accra because I base in Accra," he told Gtv Sports Plus, as quoted by

Ayew is in Ghana for the holidays but will return to England in the next few weeks to start preparations ahead of the 2023/24 season.

The Black Stars forward has achieved a cult hero status in South London, playing a key role for the club last season as they secured their stay in the English topflight.

Ayew brothers enjoy holidays

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Black Stars captain, Andre Ayew and his brother Jordan Ayew are enjoying their holidays in Ghana.

The brothers took a short trip to Ada, where they were spotted jet skiing as they spend the rest of their free days having fun.

Jordan will be leaving Ghana for England in the coming days to start pre-season with Crystal Palace while Andre finds himself a new club after ending his stay with Nottingham Forest.

Ayew brothers meet Laryea Kingston

Former Ghana winger, Laryea Kingston met with the Ayew brothers ahead of the Black Stars' trip to Madagascar on Friday for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The four-time African champions travel to Antananarivo with the objective of sealing qualification to the tournament in Ivory Coast next year.

Kingston, who starred for the Black Stars at the 2008 edition in Ghana, asked Andre and Jordan Ayew to make sure that the job is well-executed on Sunday.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.