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Kwesi Appiah stands his ground on Ayew brothers

Kwesi Appiah stands his ground on Ayew brothers
From ESPN - November 15, 2017

Ghana boss Kwesi Appiah has defended his continuous exclusion of the Ayew brothers from the Black Stars, and insists he has made those decisions without any personal malice.

Appiah has not called on West Ham's Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew of Swansea City since the pair opted out of Ghana's World Cup qualifier against Congo citing injury and illness.

The Ghana boss controversially dropped the Ayews during his first spell in charge for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, but insists he is simply doing what he thinks is in the best interests of the team.

"Whomever I call, people will complain so that is something I am used to," Appiah tells KwesESPN. "There are so many players doing very well and there is no way I can call up everyone.

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