Jordan Ayew out of the pitch after testing positive for COVID-19
Black Stars striker Jordan Ayew is out of the pith after testing positive for Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
His status was confirmed today by Crystal Palace’s manager, Roy Hodgson.
Hodgson revealed this to journalists following Palace’s 1-1 draw with Brighton in the Premier League.
The 29 year old footballer, was not part of the team for the clash against Brighton and the reason as reported was linked to his positive test for COVID-19.
Confirming his COVID-19 status to the public on Sunday, the brother of the Captain of Ghana Black stars stated that he has quarantined himself and currently receiving treatment.
“Sadly, I have tested positive for Covid-19 and have begun my quarantine in line with the health guidance.
Thankfully, I am feeling fine and do not have any symptoms 🙏🏾
I will be cheering the boys on from home and look forward to being back on the pitch soon 💪🏽🔴🔵
Stay safe 🙌🏾♥️
— Jordan Ayew (@jordan_ayew9) October 18, 2020,” he said.
The striker becomes the fourth Ghanaian to contract the virus after the Black Stars’ friendlies games against Mali and Qatar.
Bernard Mensah, Gideon Mensah, and Kassim Nuhu, who were all part of the Ghana team, have tested positive since the friendlies.