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The 22-year-old has met the one-week ultimatum of the GFA by apologising to the team, but refused to admit he went wrong and also has problems with how the FA handled the issue

Olympic Marseille midfielder, Andre Dede Ayew has finally rendered an unqualified apology to Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah, the playing body and the management of the Ghana team.

The 22-year-old met the one-week ultimatum given by the Ghana FA for him to apologise for exhibiting gross misconduct in Ghana’s 1-0 defeat to Malawi last week.

It was reported that Ayew refused to shake hands with his colleagues and also uttered unpleasant words to register his dissatisfaction at his substitution.

The son of the football legend, Abedi Ayew Pele in a letter also said sorry to all his fans who continue to pray for him.

But the former Ghana Under-20 captain seems not to admit to any wrong doing.

“I also do apologise to the technical team and the playing body who I am alleged to have been disrespectful to, as well as the Black Stars Management committee and technical team which were gravelly unhappy over utterances and gestures I allegedly made when I was substituted,” Ayew said.

Ayew was quick to add how unhappy he is with the way the Ghana FA handled the issue.

"I must add that although the details of my alleged utterances and gestures have not been confirmed to me and I do not recall same, I have acceded to your request for an apology also for the reason that even if I take the view that my alleged conduct did not offend or was never intended to offend anybody, an apology is still desirable since I have been informed that the Black Stars Management Committee and Technical Team were gravely unhappy, and also that my alleged conduct was disrespectful of the technical team and the playing body," the letter to the GFA noted.

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