Ex-Ghana President John Kufour has heaped praises on coach Akwasi Appiah leading the Black Stars� qualification to the 2014 World Cup.
The ex Black Stars captain has become the first indigenous Ghanaian to lead the team to World Cup qualification. Ghana beat Egypt 7-3 over two legs in the final qualifier for next year�s event in Brazil to cap of an impressive series.
The Black Stars only lost once throughout the qualification campaign which recorded marathon scorelines to show Ghana�s vast improvement in attack.
The team�s impressive display leaves the ex President very proud especially with a Ghanaian coach leading the charge. �I�m proud of the team for qualifying, and even more proud Kwesi Appiah is the coach,� former President told Allsports.
�Kwesi and I relate very closely. He�s very serious and focused; single minded both as a player and as a coach, like he�s proven. �I believe he deserves the role he�s playing now [as coach]. I have all the confidence that he�ll keep on improving.�
Ghana will be playing in its third successive finals since its impressive debut appearance in 2006 in Germany.
Source: Ameenu Shardow
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