Football

Former Hammer Andre Ayew signs for Le Havre

French football club Le Havre announced Saturday the signing of Ghanaian international and former Premier League star Andre Ayew. In search of a new challenge, Andre Ayew has decided to join the Sky Blue & Marines and come back to Ligue 1,” wrote the club on X, formerly Twitter.Following the end of his short-term contract with Nottingham Forest, Ayew returns to French football where he previously represented Marseille, Lorient and Arles-Avignon.

Ayew, 33, played seven seasons in the Premier League with Swansea, West Ham and Nottingham Forest. In 2016, he joined the Hammers from Swansea for a fee of €24.1 million ($25.8 million), then a club record.

The son of Ghanaian legend Abedi Pele, Ayew has represented the African country more than 110 times, scoring 24 goals since his international debut in 2007.

Ayew was presented to Le Havre fans just prior to the side’s home league tie with Monaco on Saturday. The club has not provided details on the duration of the Ghanaian’s contract.

Source: Supersport

In other news – TBCSA keeps mum on Trevor Noah’s payment for promotion Ad

Tourism Business Council of SA (TBCSA) CEO Tshifhiwa Tshivhenga has refused to reveal how much comedian Trevor Noah was paid for a five-minute advert promoting the country. The advert was released online on Thursday and many social media users have given it a thumbs-up.

Trevor Noah

It has been praised by critics and viewers alike, being described as a “funny, insightful, and thought-provoking ad. In September, the ad sparked outrage in the country when it was reported that Noah would be paid up to R33 million of taxpayers’ money for the 5-minute advertisement. Read more