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#AFCON2023: Ghana captain Andre Ayew set to make history as the player with most AFCON appearances

Ghana skipper Andre Ayew is getting ready for his eighth Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) competition and could make history once more.

With this forthcoming participation, he will have equaled the record and be just three games away from becoming the most-played player in AFCON history.

Ayew has been a mainstay in the AFCON scene since his 2008 debut, demonstrating his extraordinary abilities and dedication to the game.

His path has been nothing short of extraordinary; his sole blemish in his otherwise flawless record has been an absence from the 2013 event.

By tying the record for the most AFCON tournaments attended, it puts him in an elite position.

This accomplishment demonstrates Ayew’s unwavering commitment to defending his country on the continental scene as well as his enduring love for the game.

The possibility that Ayew will tie the record for the most games played in AFCON history, though, makes his impending achievement even more remarkable.

With an astounding 36 games, Cameroon’s coach Rigobert Song currently holds the record.

With 34 games under his belt, Ayew is about to surpass this mark and leave his mark on the history of African football.

When Ayew looks at the list of players with the most AFCON appearances, he is among great company.

The fact that Ayew’s teammates who were behind him, including Ahmed Hassan and Seydou Keita, have all retired, highlights his remarkable endurance and physical fitness at the greatest level in the sport.

Football fans and Ghanaians are looking forward to Andre Ayew’s ongoing contribution to the beautiful game as excitement for the forthcoming AFCON competition grows.

Whether or whether he breaks the record for most games played, Ayew will always be remembered as a mainstay of African football, and his story will continue to motivate young players all throughout the continent.


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