Found November 21, 2012 on Ghanasoccernet:
PLAYERS: Stephen Appiah
Stephen Appiah did not undergo medical at Persepolis Former Ghana captain Stephen has rubbished reports he failed a medical at Iranian giants Persepolis FC. Manager Jose Manuel refused to sign the former Juventus and Fenerbache midfielder after opting for younger players. But local media reports went rife last week claiming the 31-year-old was refused a deal with the side on health grounds. But Appiah has dismissed the reports insisting they are the figment of people’s imagination. “I heard a lot of reports about health reasons and I don’t know where this is coming from. I did not even undergo a medical test,” Appiah told Accra-based Joy FM “The President said it was a done deal. And I don’t want to sound like I am blaming the coach but some of the fans confirmed to me that the coach wanted to bring his own players thus failure of the completion of my move there. “I have been training on my own twice a day with my personal trainer so I am fit. But as you know in football you can tr...

Appiah Vows To Fight On To Save Career After Botched Iranian Move

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Video: Watch Stephen Appiah Slamming Reports He Failed A Medical In Iran

Watch Stephen Appiah slamming reports he failed a medical in Iran after his botched move to Persepolis. Watch interview with Stephen Appiah with about his botched move to Iranian giants Persepolis, denying that he failed a medical.

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