Kwasi Appiah will be presented to the media today
4/17/2012 11:00:36 AM -
Newly appointed Black Stars coach Kwasi Appiah will be unveiled as Black Stars coach this afternoon in a media conference at the Ghana Football Association's head office in Accra.
Kwasi Appiah was surprisingly appointed as the substantive coach of the team on April 8 with favourite for the job Marcel Desailly failing to reach a deal with the Ghana Football Association.
The former black stars captain has been assistant coach of the Black Stars since 2008 and led the Black Meteors to win the Gold medal at the 2011 All African Games.
He has been tasked to win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations and reach the semi-final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals.
Ahead of his presentation to the media, Appiah has noted that, support from everyone will be key to his success.
'All i will seek of you is to give me the maximum support and I will also be there always to listen to you and do the best of my knowledge'. He said
'I would also want to appreciate the fact that the FA and the Executive Committee for giving me this position.'
Story by Benedict Owusu/ JOY Sports