Tag Archives: Kwesi Appiah

Kwesi Appiah to construct astro turf in Ashaiman

Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah wants to facilitate the construction of a multi-purpose artificial training facilityro turf for the people of Ashaiman after visiting the community. Appiah was in Ashaiman as part of familiarization work by his charity foundation which he launched earlier this year. The 57-year feels the football talent pool in Ashaiman justifies the construction of an astro ...

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Gyan will captain Black Stars until… – Kwesi Appiah

Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah has said that captain Asamoah Gyan will continue leading the team for the time being. Gyan has captained the Black Stars since 2012 when he was given the role by Kwesi Appiah during his first stint with the national team. Gyan has since gone on to captain the team at four AFCON tournaments and ...

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Appiah to hand new players opportunity in Saudi Arabia friendly

Ghana’s Black Stars have turned their attention to qualification for the Afcon 2019 after their quest to make it to Russia 2018 came to an end following a goalless draw with the Cranes of Uganda. Head coach of the team Kwesi Appiah is set to hand opportunities to a number of new invitees when the Black Stars take on the ...

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Damba commends Appiah for inclusion of WAFU duo

Former Black Stars goalkeeper Abukari Damba believes Kwesi Appiah deserves commendation for recognizing and handing a call-up to local duo Vincent Atingah and Isaac Twum. The pair excelled in the just ended Wafu 2017 tournament and have been named among the initial 26 man squad for Ghana’s world cup qualifier against the Cranes of Uganda. Twum who plays his football ...

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Kwesi Appiah makes five changes for Congo clash

Kwesi Appiah has made five changes to the team that drew 1-1 with Congo on Friday for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Brazzaville. With captain Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew ruled out of the game with injury and Jordan Ayew suffering a stomach ache, Appiah has handed starts to Thomas Agyepong, Afriyie Acquah and Richmond Boakye Yiadom. Joseph Attamah Larweh who endured ...

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Ghana squad named for World Cup double-header against Congo

Black Stars Head coach Kwesi Appiah has named a 24-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming World Cup double legged qualifying games against Congo. The senior national team will host the Red Devils at the Baba Yara Stadium on September 1 before travelling to Brazzaville for the return encounter on September 5. Coach Appiah’s 24-man list includes debutants  Edwin Gyasi of Norwegian side ...

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Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah hails summer AFCON

Head coach of the Black Stars Kwesi Appiah has lauded the decision by the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) to move the Africa Cup of Nations from January to June. The change was made last week at a CAF symposium in Morocco and will take effect from June 2019 as Cameroon host the tournament. “It is a good decision because ...

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Support Gyan, he’s changed his mind on penalties – Kwesi Appiah

Black Stars head coach, Kwesi Appiah, wants football fans to back the team’s captain, Asamoah Gyan, after missing a penalty against the United States in the 2-1 loss in Saturday’s friendly played in Connecticut. Gyan missed a spot kick in the 45th minute after Frank Acheampong was fouled in the penalty area. Speaking after the match, Appiah said that the ...

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Kwesi Appiah to make changes for Mexico friendly

Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah is expected to ring in the changes in Wednesday’s friendly game against Mexico in Houston Texas. The game will be the first of two friendlies the Black Stars will play with the second being against USA on Saturday. Kwesi Appiah will be without key players for both games including the Ayew brothers and Daniel ...

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Appiah defends Gyan’s customized armband shenanigans

Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah was compelled to clarify the rationale behind a customized captain’s armband used by Asamoah Gyan which he failed to surrender when he was substituted in Ghana’s win over Ethiopia. Gyan opened the scoring for Ghana after heading in at the near post from a cross delivered by debutant Thomas Agyapong, making history and scoring ...

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