ModernGhanalogo

FEATURED: The Most Befitting Memorial In Honor Of The Late J. J. Rawlings...

body-container-line-1
30.10.2014 Sports News

Andre Ayew captains Marseille in Coupe de la Ligue defeat against Stade Rennes

By ghanasoccernet.com
Andre Ayew captains Marseille in Coupe de la Ligue defeat against Stade Rennes
LISTEN OCT 30, 2014

Ghana winger Andre Ayew was handed the Olympique Marseille captaincy on Wednesday night but they suffered elimination from the Coupe de la Ligue competition after losing 2-1 against Stade Rennes. 

With substantive captain Steve Mandanda dropped to the bench and young keeper Brice Samba replacing him, the 24-year-old Ghanaian was given the armband and he showed leadership by assisting the first goal at the Route de la Lorient.

But things turned from good to bad for Marseille as they lost Brice Dja DjeDje to red card and the host equalised before eventually taking the lead to win the tie.

Andre was rumoured to be handed the Marseille captaincy by manager Marcelo Bielsa but he was not given the armband and has been rumoured to be heading towards the Marseille exit door in January when the transfer window opens.

Modern Ghana Links
body-container-line