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Jordan Ayew grabs Crystal Palace Player of the Month Award for August

Ghana international Jordan Ayew has clinched the coveted title of Crystal Palace cinch Player of the Month for the month of August, winning a closely contested poll among the club’s supporters.

In recognition of his outstanding contributions, the forward emerged victorious with 29.7% of the fans’ votes. His performance in the opening four games of the 2023/24 English Premier League season earned him this accolade.

Among his notable achievements, Ayew was instrumental in creating three crucial assists. He provided the setup for Odsonne Edouard’s match-winning goal on the opening day of the season against Sheffield United, delivered a key assist for Joachim Andersen’s equalizer at Brentford, and contributed to Edouard’s goal that initiated a memorable comeback against Plymouth Argyle.

Ayew’s remarkable efforts outshone his fellow teammates, with Joachim Andersen securing second place with 20.4% of the votes, and Ebere Eze taking third place with 18.9%. Jefferson Lerma closely followed with 17.6% of the votes.

Speaking with Palace TV, Ayew expressed his gratitude, saying, “It’s been a while – a very long time since I’ve gotten a trophy as well! I’d just like to thank everyone – the fans, the club, and the staff – for supporting me since Roy [Hodgson] has come in.”

He also praised his manager, Roy Hodgson, for providing him with the freedom to express himself on the field. Ayew emphasized his commitment to making a difference in every game and looked forward to maintaining his positive form throughout the season.

In the midst of his accomplishments at Crystal Palace, Jordan Ayew is now on his way to fulfill international duties with the Ghana senior national team. The Black Stars are set to play two matches during this September break – a crucial final game against the Central African Republic (CAR) in Kumasi in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers and a friendly encounter with Liberia in Accra.



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