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In-coming Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah

Ghana's national team will be seeking a revival when Kwesi Appiah takes charge of the Black Stars for the second time from next month.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) re-appointed the former international defender as the coach of the Black Stars earlier this month.

Kwesi Appiah and his family

New Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is heading to the UK to meet his family before coming to the country to start work.

Appiah has officially parted ways with his Sudanese club Al Khartoum after being re-appointed by the Ghana Football Association.

Isaac Asiamah — Minister of Youth and Sports

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Isaac Asiamah, has given an assurance that the government will provide Kwasi Appiah with all the resources he needs to succeed in his second stint as the coach of the senior national team.

Appiah was handed a two-year contract and will start his duties on May 1, but even before he assumes office, Mr Asiamah says the former Ghana international should rest assured that his latest tenure will witness a massive improvement in terms of the resources that will be at his disposal.

Michael Essien

Former Chelsea stars Michael Essien and Carlton Cole are facing the prospect of imprisonment in Indonesia after their club Persib Bandung admitted it had not acquired work permits for the high-profile duo.

Essien and cole were signed last month amid fanfare and made their respective debuts last Saturday in a 0-0 draw against Arema FC.

Kwesi Nyantakyi

The president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, has told the Graphic Sports that he will not seek a re-election into office when his current term ends in 2019.

According to Nyantakyi, the decision not to seek a re-election for a fourth term stems from his personal belief that ‘the best time to leave is when the applause is still very loud.’

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