Black Stars Player Recounts Encounter With Jordan Ayew: "Dollar Sane But I Couldn't Catch The Ball"

Black Stars Player Recounts Encounter With Jordan Ayew: "Dollar Sane But I Couldn't Catch The Ball"

  • An old video of Ghanaian goalkeeper Fatau Dauda talking about his colleague Jordan Ayew's goal-scoring prowess has resurfaced online
  • The player in the interview recounted how he failed to catch any of Jordan Ayew's penalties on the field during one of their training sessions
  • The video ignited laughter among netizens who thronged the comment section to share their views

Ghanaian goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has recounted his experience with his colleague football player Jordan Ayew.

In a 2019 video that has resurfaced online after Black Stars defeated the Central African Republic (CAR), Fatau revealed that he failed to save any of Jordan's penalties despite being promised some dollars.

Black Stars player recounts encounter with Jordan Ayew: "Dollar sane but I couldn't catch the ball"
Photos of Fatau Dauda (L), Jordan Ayew (R) Image credit: @FIFA, GFA Communications_/Facebook
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"He promised me $50 dollars (which was equivalent to GH¢241 then) if I could save any of his penalties, but I couldn't. Dollar sane oo, but I could'nt," he said.

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Fatau Dauda revealed this during an interaction with a Ghanaweb sports journalist who was seeking answers to the Black Stars' struggle with penalty scoring.

The journalist asked if Fatau believed that the problem was spiritual; however, Fatau refuted his assertion, arguing that there are good players who can shoot penalties very well.

He noted that Jordan Ayew was key among such players.

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Netizens react to video of Fatau recounting experience with Jordan Ayew

Netizens who thronged the comment section expressed mixed reactions to the video.

@baahrichard5 wrote:

"This keeper is joking."

@theniianno wrote:

"Ei serious oo. Them say if e dey pay 100 penalties, he go score 120."

@IluvMaGaf wrote:

"Jordan in penalty you try a ebe stroke you go get straight!"

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@NatBongo1154390 wrote:

"I seriously want t see Jordan v Emi Martinez."

@leslie_kkkay wrote:

"Jordan get good PK conversion rate waa."

@JacobArmah5 wrote:

"True oo, J Ayew still got that academy strategy o, you can’t save his penalty no matter what."

@Albarshir1 wrote:

"Hin penalty conversion rate be massive."

@snypper_TemaBoy wrote:

"All jokes aside Jordan never dey miss penalty o u can never take that from him . He can play 100 u won’t catch 1 saf."

@Ian_thom14 wrote:

"Dollar sane."

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In an earlier publication, reported that Ghanaians have hailed Black Stars player Jordan Ayew for his sterling performance in the World Cup qualifiers.

The player has earned a new name following his recent goals, which led to the Black Stars' victory in their matches against Mali and Central African Republic.

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Netizens thronged the comment section and hailed him for his outstanding performance while urging him to keep it up.

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Jessie Ola-Morris Jessie Ola-Morris is a Human Interest editor at She has over three years of experience in journalism. She graduated from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2022 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Her journalism career started with, a subsidiary of The Multimedia Group Limited, where she worked as a writer. Also, Jessie previously served as a reporter with The Independent Ghana as a multimedia journalist. Email:

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