Andre Dede Ayew has been officially named as the new captain for the Senior National Team, Black Stars.

Asamoah Gyan will now be the general captain for the team. He has been the captain for seven years after taking over from John Mensah.

Andre Ayew has also served as the assistant for Gyan but he will be assisted by Inter Milan’s Kwadwo Asamoah.

This was confirmed by the the Coach James Kwasi Appiah at a meeting with the Normalization Committee.

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Gyan decided to call it quit on his stints with the Stars when he learnt of the current changes but was advised by President Nana Akuffo Addo to rescind his decision.