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27.03.2015 Football News

Appiah To Finally Put Lid On Illustrious Football Career

By El-Amisty Nobo/
Appiah To Finally Put Lid On Illustrious Football Career
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Former captain of the Ghana Black Stars Stephen 'Tornado' Appiah will finally kiss off his illustrious football career with a testimonial match being organized by an Accra based marketing and event planning consultancy firm, Primeval Media.

According to a statement from Primeval Media there will be a grand launch of the 'Appiah Testimonial Match' on Monday, April 13 at the Committee Hall of the Accra International Conference Center (AICC).

"The launching will be used to highlight on other mini-events preceding the testimonial match," the statement said.

Appiah, 35, started his footballing career with former continental club champions, Accra Hearts of Oak before moving to Italy where played for clubs like Parma, Udinese, Bologna, Cesena, Brescia (loan) and Juventus.

Tornado captained Ghana at her first FIFA World Cup in Germany (2006) where the Black Stars made it to the round of sixteen and also played a part in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa where Ghana reached the quarter final stage.

Appiah capped 64 times for the Black Stars and scored 14 goals.

Personal Information
Full Name: Stephen Leroy Appiah
Date of Birth: December 24, 1980
Place of Birth: Accra, Ghana
Height: 1.78m
Playing Position: Midfielder
Senior Career
Year Team

1995-1997 Accra Hearts of Oak

1997-2000 Udinese
2000-2003 Parma
2002-2003 Brescia (loan)

2003-2005 Juventus
2005-2008 Fenerbache

2009-2010 Bologna
2010-2011 Cesena
2012 Vojvodina

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