STEPHEN APPIAH NEWS

Stephen Appiah joins Ghana technical team for 2015 AFCON

Stephen Appiah Former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has confirmed he will be playing a role as a member of Ghana technical team for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.The 33-year-old is set for another role after ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah named him in his backroom staff for the 2014 World Cup finalsHis job description has been disclosed but Appiah is expected to be the intermediary...
Via Ghanasoccernet
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recall my in-form friends; Muntari and Essien – Ex Ghana captain Stephen Appiah

Sulley Muntari must apologize before being considered for Ghana selection Ex Ghana captain Stephen Appiah says ‘his friends’ Sulley Muntari and Michael Essien ought to be returned to the Black Stars due to their improved performance at AC Milan.Muntari is currently serving an indefinite suspension from the Ghana national team for assaulting a Ghana FA official during the 2014...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Appiah launches Ghana-made ‘Tornado’ football with ex GFA boss Brew-Buttler emerging highest purchaser

Stephen Appiah launched the ‘Tornado’ on Monday Former Ghana FA boss Nana Sam Brew-Buttler was the highest individual purchaser of the new ‘tornado’ footballs launched by Stephen Appiah on Monday.The new football which was designed in honour of the ex Black Stars captain received massive endorsements at its launch in a colourful ceremony held at the residence of the British...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Appiah would prefer to start coaching career in-charge of Ghana U17 team

Stephen Appiah By Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanEx-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah says he would love to start with the Ghana U17 coaching job if he decides to enter into coaching.Appiah believes starting with the youngsters would prepare him for the big jobs in future.The former Juventus player won the FIFA U17 World Cup at the 1995 finals in Ecuador and wants...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah insists he’s not retired but rules out playing for Hearts of Oak

Stephen Appiah Ex-Ghana Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has ruled out a return to football after claiming he has to “concentrate on other stuff.”Appiah has not been in action the past two years but yet to announce his retirement from the sport.There were reports he would be play for his former club Hearts of Oak but the former Juventus and Fenerbahce is disinterested.Appiah...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Ghana Stephen Appiah calls for support for “Tornado” ball

Stephen Appiah Former Black Stars skipper has urged the nation to throw its weight for the “Tornado Ball”, an initiative of a collaboration between Alive and Kicking Ghana (A&K Ghana) and the Stephen Appiah Foundation (SAF). The Tornado Ball is a football produced in Ghana by Alive and Kicking Ghana, which produces and sells for charity and it will be launched on Monday 15th...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Feature: Will Avram Grant recall Sulley And Kevin For AFCON 2015?

Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng During the World Cup, AC Milan midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari and Schalke O4 midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng were axed from the team for assaulting and verbally abusing Ghana football officials, including ex-coach Kwesi Appiah.With the hiring of Avram Grant as the new coach to lead Ghana to the 2015 “Ebola edition” of the African Cup of...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Appiah: Black Stars can end AFCON trophy drought in Equatorial Guinea

Ghana’s World Cup line-up Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah says the Black Stars have the credentials and pedigree to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.The Black Stars are without an African title since 1982 when they won it for a then record fourth time in Libya.But they have come on two occasions in 1992 (Senegal) and 2010 (Angola) tournaments.At next year’s...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Appiah- Ghana’s AFCON Group is no joke but we’ll qualify

Stephen Appiah By Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanEx-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah admits the Black Stars find themselves in a very tough Group at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations but insists the task is surmountable.The Black Stars were drawn in the Group C along side 1996 winners South Africa, favourites Algeria and a rejuvenated Senegal side.Appiah was skipper...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kotoko veteran Stephen Oduro terrified by Rahim Ayew’s armed robbery attack

Stephen Appiah By Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanAsante Kotoko veteran Stephen Oduro says he is terrified by news that teammate Rahim Ayew escaped death by the skin of the teeth in an armed robbery attack.Rahim, the first son of Ghana legend Abedi Pele, sustained a gunshot wound on his right arm in the raid on Wednesday.Oduro who is very close to Rahim says...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Ghana star Stephen Appiah wants to apply Pep Guardiola’s methods when he turns to coaching

[caption id="attachment_274551" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Stephen Appiah[/caption]By Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanEx-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah says he wants to implement the manuals of his former teammate Pep Guardiola when he ventures into coaching next year.  Appiah played a season with the Bayern Munich boss at Italian Serie A side Brescia.He...
Via Ghanasoccernet
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ambassador Stephen Appiah in New York for Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves conference

Stephen Appiah in USA for Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. By Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanEx-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah is in New York, USA attending a conference for Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Stephen Appiah at Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves conference. He has joined icons such as compatriot Rocky Dawuni,Zhao Wei and Hilary Clinton...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ghanaian players to suffer as Italy set to limit number of foreign players in Serie A

Kwadwo Asamoah has been successful in Italy The history of Ghanaian young players passing through the youth systems in Italy to become successful footballers is set for an end after the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) passed new regulations limiting the number of foreign players in Italy.The decision means Italian clubs will be hard pressed to recruit young Ghanaian players like...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

REVEALED: Meet the new wife of ex Ghana captain John Mensah

John Mensah with his new wife Mireille The true identity of the new companion for ex Ghana captain John Mensah has been revealed.Several reports had the beautiful light-skinned lady’s name as ‘Mimi’.GHANAsoccernet.com can however confirm that the real name of John Mensah’s new better half is Mireille. John Mensah with his new wife Mireille The duo sealed their companionship...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ghana legend Stephen Appiah mourns late Italian football agent Domenico Ricci

Late Domenico Ricci  Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has mourned the passing of famous Italian footaball agent Domenico Ricci. Ricci died on Sunday after battling a short illness.The deceased Italian football agent was instrumental in the transfer of several Ghanaian players including Stephen Appiah, Sammy Kuffuor and Mohammed Gargo.Appiah has paid glowing tribute to the man who...
Via Ghanasoccernet
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Renowned football agent Domenico Ricci is dead

[caption id="attachment_272166" align="aligncenter" width="199"] Domenico Ricci[/caption]Popular Italian football agent Domenico Ricci is dead, his former business partner Alhaji Karim Grusah has confirmed."Ricci died yesterday (Saturday). His children phoned me two hours after his death and I have also informed his players Sammy Kuffour and Stephen Appiah of the sad news,” Grusah...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Ghana international Otto Addo questions Ghana FA’s criteria for selecting new coach

Otto Addo, right with former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah, has slammed the Ghana FA Former Ghana international Otto Addo has labelled the Ghana Football Association’s criteria for selecting a new coach for the Black Stars outmoded and cumbersome. Addo, a Hamburg SV youth team trainer, is worried by the processes employed by the GFA to find a replacement for the sacked Kwesi Appiah...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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

John Mahama Ghana 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.“When...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah ready to take bold step into coaching

Stephen Appiah Ex 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...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex Ghana captain Stephen Appiah recommends revival of youth football to Presidential Commission

Ex Ghana captain Stephen Appiah Ex 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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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien rules himself out of coaching career

Michael Essien says no to coaching Ghana 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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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Ghanasoccernet
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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