Ghana president John Mahama says officials implicated by Commission of Inquiry will be punished

John MahamaGhana President John Mahama says any official found guilty for financial misappropriation by the Commission of Inquiry will be punished.The three-man body has been set up by the president to look into Ghana’s shambolic World Cup campaign.Former Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah, ex-captain Stephen Appiah and members of the Ghana FA have appeared before the commission....
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Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah ready to take bold step into coaching

Stephen AppiahEx Ghana captain Stephen Appiah remains adamant he will go into coaching despite the increasing demands of the job.The 33-year-old has completed parts of his coaching badges in Europe but is yet to practice his acquired knowledge.Some ex Ghanaian footballers have enjoyed relative success since venturing into coaching after hanging up their boots.Ex Players such as Tanko...
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Ex Ghana captain Stephen Appiah recommends revival of youth football to Presidential Commission

Ex Ghana captain Stephen AppiahEx Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has made four strong recommendations – including the revival of colts football – to the Presidential Commission on how to move Ghana football forward.The 33-year-old impressed when he appeared before the commission to give his account of what went on in the Black Stars camp during the 2014 World Cup.Appiah was part...
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Ghana midfielder Michael Essien rules himself out of coaching career

Michael Essien says no to coachingGhana midfielder Michael Essien has ruled himself out of going into coaching in the future.Several ex footballers have taken up to coaching after ending their active football career with some hitting the heights of excellence.This trend is also fast developing in Ghana with many ex players going into coaching with others also confirming their interest...
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Stephen Appiah denies attempt to take vital penalty against Uruguay at 2010 World Cup

Stephen Appiah consoling Asamoah Gyan after penalty missStephen Appiah has denied he attempted taking the decisive penalty kick in Ghana’s painful defeat to Uruguay at the 2010 World Cup.The ex Black Stars captain was seen picking up the ball in anticipation to take the resultant penalty after Luis Suarez had scooped out a goal-bound header from Dominic Adiyiah in an emotional...
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Ex-Ghana coach Appiah reveals Kevin-Prince Boateng verbally insulted him TWICE using F*ck

Kwesi Appiah appearing at the commission on ThursdayEx-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has revealed that Kevin-Prince Boateng verbally insulted him TWICE using the F-word in front of the other players on two separate occasions during the World Cup which resulted in the sacking of the Schalke star from the Black Stars camp in Brazil.In an emotional presentation, Appiah revealed how he was...
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Failed ministry promises to Ghana players damaged trust at World Cup – Stephen Appiah

Stephen Appiah was at the commission on ThursdayEx-captain of the Black Stars Stephen Appiah has revealed that several failed promises by the sports ministry over when the appearance fees would be paid at the 2014 World Cup frittered away trust, damaging Ghana’s chances at the tournament in Brazil.Appiah told the Justice Dzamefe Commission investigating circumstances surrounding...
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AC Milan star Sulley Muntari regrets his expulsion from Ghana’s World Cup camp – Stephen Appiah

Sulley MuntariEx-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah says AC Milan star Sulley Muntari regrets the action that led to his dismissal from the Black Stars camp at the 2014 World Cup.Appiah, who was part of Ghana’s World Cup backroom staff, revealed that the AC Milan ace is desperate to return to the Black Stars in the wake of his indefinite suspension from the squad.The AC Milan star was...
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Delay in World Cup appearance fee payment affected Black Stars- Stephen Appiah

Stephen AppiahEx-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has admitted that the delayed payment in appearance fees to the Black Stars players had a psychological effect on the team at the 2014 World Cup.Ghana crashed out of the tournament for the first time without getting past the group stage in Brazil.The Black Stars impressed in their second group game against Germany having suffered a bitter...
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Maxwell Konadu to name Stephen Appiah among coaching staff if confirmed stop-gap for AFCON qualifiers

Maxwell KonaduBy Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: understands Maxwell Konadu will include former Black Stars Stephen Appiah in his back room staff if he is confirmed stop-gap coach for next month’s AFCON qualifiers against Guinea.The Ghana Football Association is expected to hand Maxwell Konadu the job on interim basis with the dismissal of...
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Kwesi Appiah threatens to EXPOSE Ghana FA at World Cup Commission?

Ex Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah to appear before World Cup Commission on ThursdayEx Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is rumoured to have threatened to reveal all the ‘shady’ plots of the Ghana FA when he make an appearance before the 2014 World Cup Commission on Thursday if all his entitlements including an outstanding rent allowance is not paid.A text message circulating on social media...
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PICTURES: Stephen Appiah, Omega Inkoom chill out with kids

Stephen AppiahFormer Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has been chilling out with his daughter while Omega Inkoom, wife of Samuel Inkoom goes out with children. Omega Inkoom
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World Cup commission faces BIG WEEK as GFA chief Nyantakyi and Kwesi Appiah appear

Kwesi Nyantakyi will appear at the presidential commission this weekGhana’s World Cup presidential inquiry enters its most exciting and most anticipated times from today as key officials of the Ghana FA including President Kwesi Nyantakyi, Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah and Stephen Appiah appearing to give evidence.Other officials of the Ghana FA including vice president Fred Crentsil...
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PICTURES: Ghana legend Stephen Appiah unveiled ambassador for Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

Stephen Appiah Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has been unveiled as the newest brand ambassador for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves in Ghana.  The iconic former Black Stars captain was presented to the Ghanaian media at the Best Western Hotel in Accra on Tuesday. Appiah, who is widely-respected, for his selfless and immense contribution to Ghana football, will use his image...
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Stephen Appiah unveiled as ambassador, vows to help improved clean cookstoves in Ghana

Stephen Appiah shakes hands with Hon Hannah Tetteh Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has vowed to use his image and influence to help the fight for clean cooking after being unveiled as the ambassador for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves on Tuesday. The impressive ceremony to announce the Ghana legend as the newest face of the global clean cook project at the Best Western...
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VIDEO: Stephen Appiah performs ice-bucket challenge, nominates Abedi Pele

Ex-Ghana captain Stephen AppiahEx Ghana captain Stephen Appiah took his turn with the ice-bucket challenge in a hilarious footage posted on his Instagram page.The former Juventus star in turn nominated his former club teammate and coach Fabio Cannavaro and Marcelo Lippi respectively and Ghana legend Abedi Pele.Watch Stephen Appiah performing the ice-bucket challenge in the video below:
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah puts Hearts on RED ALERT

Stephen AppiahHearts are on RED ALERT after ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah revealed he was far from retiring from the game.Appiah, 33, told Accra-based Joy FM on Tuesday that he was still active and had no plans of hanging up his boot anytime soon.The news has put Hearts on alert to attempt persuade their former star to re-join his boyhood club.Appiah has insisted in the past that...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ghana (Brazil 2014 World Cup Preview)

World Soccer Talk writer, Dan Adu-Gyamfi joins the podcast to talk about Ghana. The previews continue as the pod hit Africa for the down low on Stephen Appiah and the Black Stars. Check out Dan’s writing here. Let’s Talk World Soccer: World Soccer Talk: @worldsoccertalk Kartik: @kkfla737 Kris: @KHeneage Matt J: @MattJFootball Matt L: @MattsMusings1 Morgan: @morgangreen Laurence...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah leads Black Stars gym work in Miami

Stephen Appiah showing off his muscles.By Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanEx-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah took part in the Black Stars gym work from their pre-World Cup camping base in Miami, USA.Appiah tried to point out to the current crop of players how important it was to keep your body in shape and how he has kept his fitness despite not playing active football...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Ghana coach praised for Stephen Appiah’s appointment

Kwesi AppiahBy Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanFormer Ghana Football Association chairman Alhaji Lepowura MND Jawula has lauded Kwesi Appiah for his decision to name former skipper Stephen Appiah in his backroom staff.Appiah captained the Black Stars to qualify and play at the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals in Germany.He quit international football after the 2010...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Ex-captain Stephen Appiah, coach Arday named in Ghana backroom staff

Stephen Appiah has been named to join the Ghana backroom staff at the World CupLegendary ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has been named to join the Black Stars backroom staff to inspire the players at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi confirmed the appointment during a press conference in Accra on Monday as the Black Stars plans for the tournament were...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah left out John Mensah due to fitness concerns

John MensahGhana coach Kwesi Appiah left out experienced defender John Mensah in his provisional World Cup squad due to concerns over his fitness. Mensah, 31, was hoping to gatecrash the country’s squad for the global piece after he joined Slovakia side Nitra FC.But his persistent injuries did not allow him to make a case for himself after featuring only three times for the side...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ghana unveil celebrity ambassadors for 2014 World Cup

Ex Ghana captain Stephen AppiahEx Ghana stars Stephen Appiah and Anthony Baffoe were amongst a host of celebrities unveiled as ambassadors to champions Ghana’s off-the-field campaign at the 2014 World Cup.The official unveiling which was held on Wednesday was to out-door some Ghanaian celebrities who are expected to use their iconic status to promote Ghana and raise funds for several...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Essien hails Ghana FA for backroom staff role for ex-captain Appiah

Stephen Appiah (left) and Michael EssienBy Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanAC Milan ace Michael Essien has praised the Ghana Football Association for including ex-captain Stephen Appiah his the Black Stars backroom staff for the World Cup.Essien, who has described Appiah as the most technically complete Ghanaian player, believes his vast experience will be key...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

World Cup 2014: Ex-Ghana Stephen Appiah backs Black Stars on bonuses

Stephen Appiah says the Black Stars bring in a lot to the countryFormer Ghana captain Stephen Appiah says current Black Stars players have the right to what they earn when representing the country because “no-one cares when you stop playing”.Appiah, who led Ghana to their first World Cup appearance in 2006, will be part of the country’s backroom staff at this year’s tournament...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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