Ghana goal hero Jordan Ayew says he could not control his emotions after scoring the team’s opening goal against DR Congo in the quarterfinal clash on Sunday.
Jordan was slammed by many football fans in the first opening group game against Uganda in Stade Port Gentil.
But the Aston Villa forward gave the Black Stars a stepping stone after netting the opener in Ghana’s 2-1 win over their counterparts at the Stade de Oyem on Sunday in the quarter finals stage.
Ayew took on his markers after receiving a through pass from Mubarak Wakaso before planting the ball into the net.
Brother Andre Ayew who is record signing for West Ham scored the winner from the penalty spot after M’Poku had equalized for DR Congo.
Jordan Ayew, who had received massive bashings from the public since the start of the competition was tangled by tears after netting the opening goal for Ghana.
“It is a good thing for the squad, the country, technical team and the FA.” He said.
“It was just a quarter finals match but we have a big game against Cameroon which we know it will be a tough game but we will keep on going and do our best to win the game even if it is difficult.
“We will stick together and work together because that will give us the results and as a striker you need to score goals to make your teammates, supporters and the country happy but I felt very emotional when I scored.