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Appiah’s targets are realistic — Thompson

Coach Kwasi Appiah

Mr Ernest Thompson, a member of the Black Stars Management Committee, says that the targets set for Coach Kwasi Appiah are ‘realistic, feasible and achievable.’

Appiah has been charged to qualify and win AFCON 2019, employ possible best measures to qualify the team to the 2018 World Cup and to build a strong national team A and B.

Mr Thompson told the media during the coach’s unveiling last Tuesday that, “there is no way we would appoint a coach without making qualification and winning AFCON a target and it is possible for him to realise these goals for us”.

“It would be too much to ask Appiah to qualify for the World Cup but football is football and anything can happen. It was fair that we make it a reasonable expectation but it was not a reason for termination of contract if he doesn’t achieve that one.”


He said he was happy for Stephen Appiah’s appointment as the Team Co-ordinator because it’s the right time for him to join the technical team of the Black Stars.