Sports News of Tuesday, 27 November 2018
Brave warrior Andre Ayew is the toast of the Turkish newspaper over his selfless act of continuing to play for giants Fenerbahce despite suffering a serious broken finger in their top-flight game over the weekend.
The Ghana’s talisman Andre Ayew caught the headlines in Turkey after staying on the pitch with a broken for Fenerbache as they lost a 2-1 at Trabzonspor.
Ayew suffered in the injury in the first half and the medical team led by Dr Burak immediately intervened and concluded that the midfielder could not continue to play.
The excruciating pain in the serious injury could not prevent Ayew from continuing the game as he opted to continue despite the medical team’s decision to have him substituted.
The Ghanaian opted for treatment on the sidelines and continued the game with the injury on the right hand that had a fracture on the fourth finger.
Ayew, who couldn’t keep his tears from the pain but continued the game with a bandaged hand which has drawn widespread praise among the Turkish media and fans as an example of players committed to the their teams.
It is unclear whether the Ghanaian star who has started treatment will play against Dinamo Zagreb on Thursday in the UEFA Europa League.
Despite the injury he also made some important contributions to the game for Fenerbahce.