Ghana Soccer | League Sunday | England League | League Fantasy | Spain League | Italy League | Nigeria League | Germany League | Football | Soccer | Ghana Soccernet
unibank logo

Subscribe to our RSS FeedGhana Soccer | League Sunday | England League | League Fantasy | Spain League | Italy League | Nigeria League | Germany League | Football | Soccer | Ghana Soccernet

Ghana coach Appiah praised for local player call-ups

Posted On Friday, 18th May 2012
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has exceeded expectations by inviting nine home-based players to the Black Stars for upcoming national assignments.

Ghana coach has called up many local players

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has exceeded expectations by inviting nine home-based players to the Black Stars for upcoming national assignments. 

The Black Stars open their 2014 World Cup qualifiers at home against Lesotho on June 1 before travelling to take on reigning African champions Zambia a week after.

Appiah during his unveiling as the substantive Black Stars coach in April promised to give locally based players equal opportunities in call ups to the national team which has been heavily dominated by foreign-based players in recent times.

And his first official assignment since taking over from Serb Goran Stevanovic, nine local players get the chance to prove their worth with the Black Stars.

Goalkeepers Robert Dabuo, Daniel Adjei and Ernest Sowah join defenders Richsard Kissi and Rashid Sumaila, midfielder Richard Mpong and strikers Emmanuel Baffour, Ben Acheampong and Emmanuel Clottey as members of the local contingent.

The call-ups has been roundly praised by local football fans with many insisting that it will encourage players to stay at home to play for clubs.

Others have also argued that home-based players are hungrier for success than their foreign-based colleagues.

Related Images

READERS COMMENTS

  1. Tsintsinga Lapaz says:

    I hope they can make the final squad.

  2. mike says:

    if they are equally good or better than their foreign contingent then he can call as many as he wishes. All we want is to make good use of the resources we have available and not a factor of where the compass locates its direction.

  3. i must say it says:

    God bless Ghana ,God bless Appiah,God bless Bs.

  4. B4world says:

    akwesi appiah is that elder dude,he has been on his A game.wish him the new boys much success

  5. TT says:

    Competition for selection is always good for any serious country. They will succeed because only few senior players to breathe on their necks. More positions available for grabs.

  6. PH FIIFI says:

    i dont know the criteria you use to select the players, so you have tried. but for me i think calling Dominic Adiye is a big mistake… as you and i know this guy havent done anything from since they won that U20 trophy. but Waris has manage to score 12 goal in 11 match, yet still you reject him for Adiye

  7. Azoya Robert says:

    Anyway Till They D day comes

  8. Kelvin says:

    They must be given a chance

  9. Augustine says:

    I hope they perform better.we need more trophies so they must do as we all expect from them.God bless our homeland Ghana.





Click Here For All Latest football news.

Live Radio

http://ghanasoccernet.com/new/images/banners/onair.gif 

Live TV

http://ghanasoccernet.com/new/images/banners/onair.gif

RELATED NEWS

LATEST HEADLINES

Ghana U17 beat South Africa 3-0 for third straight win at 4-nation tourney thumbnail

Ghana U17 beat South Africa 3-0 for third straight win at 4-nation tourney

Ghana’s U17 team ended the round-robin of the four-nation tournament in Namibia with a 100 percent winning record after beating South Africa 3-0 on Good Friday.
EXCLUSIVE: Arsene Wenger sends scouts to watch Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah thumbnail

EXCLUSIVE: Arsene Wenger sends scouts to watch Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is sending a senior scout to Italy this weekend to watch Afriyie Acquah after shortlisting him as a top-summer transfer target.
2014 World Cup: Ghana midfielder Muntari set to make injury return for AC Milan thumbnail

2014 World Cup: Ghana midfielder Muntari set to make injury return for AC Milan

Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari has boosted hopes of making the Black Stars squad for the World Cup in June as he has returned from injury for AC Milan.
Inter Allies coach Herber Addo fires Kotoko warning thumbnail

Inter Allies coach Herber Addo fires Kotoko warning

Inter Allies coach Herbert Addo has warned Asante Kotoko to forget about a win in Saturday’s First Capital Plus Premier League match in Accra.
2014 World Cup: Ghana striker Majeed Waris battles Ibrahimovic for top French award thumbnail

2014 World Cup: Ghana striker Majeed Waris battles Ibrahimovic for top French award

Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris has been nominated for the French Ligue 1 Player of the Month of March following his impressive performance for Valenciennes.
My sending off was harsh - Kotoko defender Abeiku Ainooson thumbnail

My sending off was harsh - Kotoko defender Abeiku Ainooson

Asante Kotoko defender Abeiku Ainooson feels hard done by his sending off in the 1-1 draw with Hasaacas in the Premier League match played on Wednesday.
Loading...