The Black Stars Captain cum an international professional footballer André Ayew calls for the reviving of the juvenile league/colts football in Ghana.
In a speech delivered by him at the Calcio Trade Ball, he stated emphatically that his career got a spark from the Colts football / Juvenile league therefore actions must be geared towards returning the young power of football in Ghana.
“If I want to be honest, I played colt football in Ghana,” he indicated.
André indicated that the famous name he carries today was birthed by the Colts football. In mentioning of names like Asamoah Gyan, Stephen Appiah and other Ghanaian giants for the pitch, he applauded the spice of colts football in their career.
“Asamoah Gyan, Stephen Appiah all the big names played colt football, so l think we should acknowledge and realize that colts football is really important. It has to come back one way or the other.”
“In the past, if a player plays in the colts, he was famous already; you knew him. Today, you don’t know them because they are in the academy but think is something we love. “
“For younger players to go out there and make money for themselves and their families, you need to start from somewhere and if you can’t start from the colts it is very difficult.”