Ghana forward, Jordan Ayew has said the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) helped him to gain confidence.

Jordan, 28, put up a great show in Egypt, emerging as Ghana’s top scorer in the tournament with two goals.

He has been on a fabulous form at Crystal Palace after representing Ghana in the 2019 continent’s showpiece.

The former Aston Villa man has registered a total of 9 goals in 30 appearances in the English Premier League (EPL) to become the top-scoring player of the club and subsequently surpassed Tony Yeboah as the all-time top-scoring Ghanaian player in the EPL with 25 goals.

The former Aston Villa striker who has scored some great individual goals for the Eagles has indicated that he owes his confidence in front of goal to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

“To be able to perform like that at a massive, massive tournament was a big relief for me and gave me more confidence,” he told Sky Sports.

Jordan Ayew and Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid have been the two best performing Ghanaian players this season.



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