Ghana Football Association Executive committee member Winfred Osei Palmer has defended his initial criticism on Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah.
Palmer had indicated the former Al Khatoum Coach was not competent for the top job in the National team.
His comments came prior to the re-appointment of Kwesi Appiah as head Coach of the Black Stars.
However the Tema President has defended his censure on the 56-year-old insisting he never directed his comment to the former Black Meteors Coach.
"I never said Kwesi Appiah cannot do the work," he told Accra-based Asempa FM
"What do I gain by working against him? We all want to see the team succeed and that's most important.
"I was not part of the six-man search committee and so how do I resign over an opinion I expressed?
"I don't think it's right for people to request that from me."
Kwesi Appiah was officially unveiled as the new Black Stars Coach yesterday.