Found March 12, 2013 on Ghanasoccernet:
PLAYERS: Abedi Pele
In what could best be described as a sucker punch, Ghana legend Abedi Pele has backed the decision of his two sons to retire temporarily from the Black Stars. Andre and Jordan called time on their international career after disagreements with the Ghana FA. In a separate response to the FA’s request to have them rescind their decision, the Marseille duo have resolved to stick to their decision. The three-time African Footballer of the Year, who spoke on the matter publicly for the first time poured his disappointment with head coach Kwesi Appiah and insists his children did the right thing. “No. I am not bothered at because I have also gone through all those hustles in the past. So I take it to be one of those things,’ Abedi Pele told Multi TV. “This is also an opportunity for them also to take things in their own hands and make their own decisions. “But like you said occasionally father and mother will chip in a word or two.  For now they are doing the right thing. “They are all my...

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