Sports News of Friday, 11 May 2012Source: GNA Ghana Black Stars head coach, James Kwesi Appiah has continued a tour of Europe by visiting some of the country’s players based in Italy and France.
Coach Appiah’s visit comes after he visited and interacted with lead striker Asamoah Gyan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) earlier this week.
A release from the Ghana Football Association Communications Division copied to GNA Sports on Friday, said the Black Stars boss was in Italy on Thursday to interact with some of the players ahead of his first official match in full charge of the squad next month.
Coach Appiah also travelled to France on Friday where he met with Andre Dede Ayew and captain John Mensah who are recovering from injuries.
The Ghana coach also interacted with Jonathan Mensah and John Boye who are also key players of the Black Stars.
The Ghana coach is touring Europe to interact mainly with players who are recovering from injuries while seeking to engage the others who are key to the exploits of the team ahead of next month’s World Cup qualifiers.
Coach Appiah will end his tour of Europe on Sunday before returning to Accra to prepare the squad for June’s World Cup qualifiers against Lesotho and Zambia.**