The West Ham United ace scored his seventh goal in the competition to equal Gyan and Osei Kofi’s record as joint top scorers for Ghana in the competition.
The 27-year-old who was on six goals in previous tournaments increased his tally to seven after scoring the only goal of the match.
The Black Stars deputy skipper will be hoping to score more goals in the competition.
Ghana will next play Mali on Saturday as they continue their quest of ending the 34 year wait for a Cup of Nations title.
His brother, Kwame Ayew and three children, Andre, Jordan and Rahim had played for the Black Stars. His other brother Sola Ayew could only make it to the Black Meteors.