Andre Ayew Celebrates 200th Ligue 1 Appearance With Goal of the Season Nomination in France

Andre Ayew Celebrates 200th Ligue 1 Appearance With Goal of the Season Nomination in France

Lukman Mumuni
May 13, 2024 at 9:15 AM
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  • Andre Ayew has marked a new milestone in France
  • The Ghana captain starred for Le Havre against Nice
  • Ayew has earned a nomination for Goal of the Season

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Ghana captain, Andre Ayew, has reached a new milestone in the French Ligue 1 after featuring in Le Havre's clash against OGC Nice on Friday, May 10, 2024.

The veteran forward started and lasted the entire duration but La Havre suffered a 1-0 defeat at the Allianz Riviera.

Ivory Coast forward, Jeremie Boga, netted the only goal of the match as the French giants boosted their European place-finish hopes.

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Andre Ayew scores acrobatic goal in Le Havre's Ligue 1 clash against Lorient. Photo: Dave Winter/FEP/Icon Sport.
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Meanwhile, according to Ghana Soccernet, Ayew made his 200th appearance in the French Ligue 1 after leading Le Havre in the game against Nice.

The 34-year-old started his career in France with Olympique Marseille, where he made 160 appearances for the former European champions. He also played 22 games for Lorient while on loan and has now featured 18 times for Le Havre.

Ayew has also scored 52 goals and delivered 19 assists during his time in France, per Transfermarkt.

Ayew earns Goal of the Season nomination

Ayew's acrobatic strike against Lorient has been nominated for Goal of the Season in the French Ligue 1. The Black Stars captain scored a last-gasp brace to earn Le Havre a draw during their game against Lorient on January 28, 2024.

He will compete with Senegal and FC Metz midfielder Lamine Camara as well as Amine Gouiri of Algeria and Stade Rennais for the award.

Other nominees for the goal of the season are Camara Doumbia of Brest, Montpellier's Teji Savanier and Teddy Teuma of Stade Reims.

Ayew is join top scorer in Ligue 1 at Le Havre this season with five goals and remains the Ghanaian with the most goals in the French league this season.

Ayew nets fifth goal of the season

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghana captain, Andre Ayew inspired Le Havre to victory in Ligue 1 on Saturday, May 4, 2024, after scoring in the 3-1 win over Strasbourg.

The veteran forward increased his tally for the season to five goals despite joining the French league strugglers in November last year.

His fifth strike of the season makes him Le Havre's joint-top scorer in Ligue 1 as well as the highest-scoring Ghanaian in France, as reported by Pulse.

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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.