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"Sacking Kwesi Appiah will not solve our problem"- Ghana FA boss defends Ex.Co decision

Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi defends decision not to sack Kwesi Appiah

Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi defends decision not to sack Kwesi Appiah

Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi has explained that sacking head coach Kwesi Appiah is not the solution to the Black Stars lame World Cup campaign.

The Executive Committee agreed on Wednesday to allow the ex-international hold on to his job despite failing to lead the team to progress from the Group stage.

By many, Appiah should have lost his job after becoming the first Ghana coach to suffer first round elimination in three World Cup finals appearances.

Nyantakyi believes Appiah will learn from his mistakes and lead the 2010 World Cup quarter-finalists to win laurels.

“If you go and bring another coach, you are starting from scratch and there is no guarantee for success,” he told Accra-based Peace FM Thursday.

“Sacking people is not an automatic solution to the problem.

“It’s not yet time for a change of leadership.”

Appiah will sign a two-year deal when his current contract runs out at the end of this month.

 

READERS COMMENTS

  1. samedge says:

    Mr. Nyantakyi u wouldn’t know but sacking u urself & Akwasi Appiah is the perfect antidote to our success okay?

    • SHANGO says:

      Thank you my brother, You are now my hero. I need help Samedge. Since FIFA does not want Governments to interfere in the work of the FA’s, .Who then checks the accounts and the expenditure of those FA’s.?.

    • Experience coach says:

      YES YOU ARE RIGHT; SACKING AKWASI APPIAH WOULD NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM EXCEPT SACKING YOU AND AKWASI APPIAH CAN DO A WHOLE LOT OF GOOD FOR GHANA.

      MY FRIEND YOU’VE LOST YOUR RESPECT. THE BEST THING TO DO IS TO STEP DOWN GRACEFULLY. FOR AKWASI APPIAH, GHANAIANS ARE FED UP WITH HIM. PEOPLE GET HEART ATTACK DUE TO HIS INABILITY TO READ GAMES OR MAKE COMMON CORRECTIONS.

      WHAT THE HELL WAS HE THINKING REMOVING DEDE AYEW WHO HAS BEEN OUR GOAL SCOREER FROM THE PORTUGAL GAME FOR ALBERT ADOMA. AAAAAHHH! I LIKE MR. APPIAH AS A MAN BUT CANNOT STAND HIS INABILITY TO OBSERVE AND THINK.

      GHANA NEEDS A DIFFERENT GFA AS WELL AS A COACH. NANTAKYI, YOU ARE FIRED!!!

  2. benny says:

    Nyantakyi is only using AA as divergent shield to sway attention.You are going together mate.

  3. ghanaluv says:

    i really dont get this man, how can you instill discipline if you dont address the grievances of the playing body.there were two basic problems the government failing on its promise and the playing body not having confidence in the coach. for example AA i dont know what AA saw in jordan but his club is farming him out. If nyantakyi does not change AA the problem will persist and the government should learn to deliver on its promise. i honestly dont blame the players its week administration that should account for the indiscipline mind you the players are professional so u cant treat them like school boys

  4. Nsoh says:

    Im nt suprise with wat he said, he is corrupt. We dont need AA anymore. We aa tired with experiments.

  5. Nii says:

    We have to sack Kwesi Appiah. He has a fine game against Germany even though he will not be my number one choice when it comes local coaches. The person who needs to be sacked is you, Mr. Nyantakyi. Look at the local league to begin with. Very year we sell the best players in our league to other countries. This money problem been there for ages and you have not done any thing about it. You are rather enjoying first class with your family on flights while the players are crumbed up in coach. They can’t even get decent hotel rooms and you wounder why Mutari will start slapping you guys around. I think Mutari set a good example for the other players to follow if you don’t change your management style. I wish you were the one who got slapped.

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  6. samedge says:

    Masa u are s liar. Sacking u & Akwasi Appiah is the perfect antidote to our success.

  7. selfmade says:

    This is the time, the gov of Ghana has to make a case to FIFA why they have to investigate NYANTAKYI! if the gov has any commitments of fighting corruption at the gfa, this is the perfect time to seize the moment and petition FIFA about this man and 100% sure that FIFA ll give Ghana the go ahead!

    If FIFA refuses, they going to descend hard on us with two years ban which ll help us to fix our broken fa and ride the place of corruption! We ll return more stronger!!

    The time is now! We dsetory and we REBUILD! If FIFA didn’t understand us for the first time, they ll understand us now because they are also witnesses!

  8. samedge says:

    Masa sacking u & Akwasi Appiah is the perfect antidote to our success.

  9. Elvis says:

    true talk Mr. Nyantekyi!
    unless ure out yourself, sacking AA is useless.
    God go punish you all one by one

  10. Actionnana says:

    The problem is the man has lost respect and also many of the players wouldn’t like to work with him. This will result in second tier team which will not be good for the team.

  11. Pacific says:

    Cant we organise demontration for these people to know that we are serious?? Kwasi nyantakyi and his people think dont take us serious and have no respect for we ghanaians..talking without action we never push these corrupt people away..Ghanaians lets stand for our rights..

  12. David Amoah says:

    Mr Nyantakyi, Kwasi Appiah does not have the respect of the players so he should be sacked if he will not resign. The players know the difference between a good coach and a bad one. Kwasi Appiah is a bad coach unfortunately.

  13. bernard yao says:

    Firing AA will not solve all our problems but
    It will be a step in the right direction. It will show that the gfa is actually serious about the future of the black stars. I have supported AA since the day he was appointed but after seeing all that I have seen its time we move on.

  14. Abena says:

    How about starting by stepping down voluntarly?! The Ghanaian football have lost all their credibility. The match fixing reports, corruption, incompetence & mismanagement, are serious things what should lead to resignation. Apparantly in Gh you will get rewarded with a contract extention, how embarrissing. A new Managment and coach of Western people should be appointed to manage the black stars. The players shouldnt play under his wing, maybe then change will come.

  15. Ansong says:

    I warned everyone here the very 1st day you hired this Kumasi coach because of these reasons ……1) He has no UEFA license A certificate. 2) He never played professional football abroad. 3) He has no head coach experience. 4) He is tactically blind. This mess will be cleaned up to save the national team. wise up.

  16. Essien urges Ghana FA to truth says:

    Essien urges Ghana to ‘tell truth’

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    Michael Essien has urged Ghana’s Football Association to “tell the truth” after he was accused of misconduct prior to the team’s final group game against Portugal at the World Cup.

    The AC Milan man is reported to have refused to warm up ahead of the game, which ended 2-1, and the case is now being reviewed by the nation’s FA after coach Kwesi Appiah cited the episode in his technical report.

    The ex-Chelsea midfielder has urged “decent dialogue” to resolve issues over appearance fees and training ground indiscipline instead of “destructive and vicious attacks and counterattacks on individual members of the team.”

    PHOTOS: U.S. fan reactions | Beautiful people in Brazil

    He said in a media statement: “I hold the view that we can investigate and resolve these issues without further destroying the team. I therefore urge all of us who continue to make public comments on the team’s painful experience of leaving the tournament as early as we did to be circumspect in our discourse.

    “I also urge all involved to please remain calm and allow state authorities interested in investigating the issues at stake to do their jobs without any interference and come out with the truth. It is only then that we can learn from our mistakes and reform all aspects of our preparations for major football tournaments in order to restore the pride and glory of Ghanaian football. I strongly believe that it is absolutely the right thing to do for the good and prosperity of our nation’s football.”

    Essien added: “It is in keeping with the positions stated above that I have decided to refrain from responding to the GFA’s allegation that I had displayed acts of indiscipline before and during the Portugal game in Brazil. In deciding not to respond to the allegations, I am convinced that in the fullness of time, all the facts surrounding the entire episode will become public for the good people of Ghana to judge my guilt or otherwise.”

    Kevin-Prince Boateng was sent home from the competition for an alleged verbal attack on Keshi, while Sulley Muntari was also ordered to leave the camp over a reported unprovoked assault on a Ghana official.

    The African nation finished fourth in Group G with just a point and failed to make it to the knockout stage of the competition for the first time in the last three World Cups.

  17. ThomasTabri says:

    pls mr kwesi Nyantakyi is still not too late after this man’s contract ends in this month let him step down.You can see for yourself that Ghanians who are suppose to back AA are annoyed and will not even support now pray for his success in upcoming African cup of nation at Morocco.That aside, some of the players are also angry with him and these are the people that he needs to enable him succeed

  18. aa says:

    If Akwasi Appiah.stays as Ghana coach. I will only support Ghana’s opponents

    • Redd says:

      Ahhh my brother…I decided to start praying for Ghana to lose to all opponents the day I heard Nyantakyi saying they will renew appiah’s contract.We must boycott the black stars games at home and the media must seize from promoting their games.Thats the only way to force these guys out.

  19. banger says:

    I THINK THERE IS SOMETHIN FISHY GOIN ON.I HAV A FEELING IF HE SACKS AA . APPIAH WILL BOW THE ALARM. HOW THEY TAKE MONEY FRM THE PLAYERS.AND TO BE HONEST.IF I WAS AA.I WILL NEVER QUIT TILL AM SAKED
    COS AT THE END OF THE DAY AM GETTIN PAYED A LOT OF MONEY. AM VERY SURE THE GFA ALSO GETS HIS CUTS FRM APPIAH. CORUPTIONS AT ITS BEST

  20. selfmade says:

    NYANTAKYI, AA and the gfa members including the sport minister sold our match against the USA and Portugal!

  21. kerekou says:

    Mr Nyantakyi, Kwasi Appiah does not have the respect of the players so he should be sacked if he will not resign. The players know the difference between a good coach and a bad one. Kwasi Appiah is a bad coach unfortunately.

    .You’re NOT a good coach when you play “head games” with your athletes. If you talk behind their backs, play one athlete against another, or are dishonest in your interactions with your players, then you are doing nothing constructive to help your players learn and grow as athletes and individuals. Putting a player down in hopes that he or she will rise to the occasion and prove you wrong is a head game! Similarly, telling a player one thing and then turning around and doing exactly the opposite is not good coaching. For example, promising a player more playing time if he/she does A, B and C, and then keeping them on the bench after they do everything you’ve just asked of them is a psychologically insidious game that will kill your athlete’s love for this sport, crush their spirit and destroy their confidence.

    You’re NOT a good coach when you refuse to take responsibility for your behaviour or when you refuse to own your mistakes and, instead, blame others for them. The mark of any great educator is that they present themselves as human. They do not let their ego get involved in the more important tasks of teaching and their student-athletes’ learning. Therefore, when something goes wrong, they are quick to own their part in it. Good coaches take full responsibility for their team’s failures and give their team and athletes full responsibility for successes. Bad coaches blame their athletes for losses and take the credit for the team’s successes.

    You’re NOT a good coach when you call a player out in front of the team and embarrass him or her with negative comments that do nothing to explain what he or she is doing wrong. Before you make a comment to a player, ask yourself whether the comment is constructive. Will it help the child to understand exactly what he/she is doing wrong and what they need to do to fix it? Does it motivate the individual to want to work even harder to improve? Does it help that individual feel good about themselves? Good coaches use mistakes as an opportunity to help players get better, build skills and bolster self-esteem. Good coaches use their words to enhance a player’s experience of hockey — not detract from it! Good coaches understand that they are working with a very valuable resource: the psychological and emotional well-being of a future generation!

  22. kerekou says:

    Mr Nyantakyi, Kwasi Appiah does not have the respect of the players so he should be sacked if he will not resign. The players know the difference between a good coach and a bad one. Kwasi Appiah is a bad coach unfortunately.

    .You’re NOT a good coach when you play “head games” with your athletes. If you talk behind their backs, play one athlete against another, or are dishonest in your interactions with your players, then you are doing nothing constructive to help your players learn and grow as athletes and individuals. Putting a player down in hopes that he or she will rise to the occasion and prove you wrong is a head game! Similarly, telling a player one thing and then turning around and doing exactly the opposite is not good coaching. For example, promising a player more playing time if he/she does A, B and C, and then keeping them on the bench after they do everything you’ve just asked of them is a psychologically insidious game that will kill your athlete’s love for this sport, crush their spirit and destroy their confidence.

    You’re NOT a good coach when you refuse to take responsibility for your behaviour or when you refuse to own your mistakes and, instead, blame others for them. The mark of any great educator is that they present themselves as human. They do not let their ego get involved in the more important tasks of teaching and their student-athletes’ learning. Therefore, when something goes wrong, they are quick to own their part in it. Good coaches take full responsibility for their team’s failures and give their team and athletes full responsibility for successes. Bad coaches blame their athletes for losses and take the credit for the team’s successes.

    You’re NOT a good coach when you call a player out in front of the team and embarrass him or her with negative comments that do nothing to explain what he or she is doing wrong. Before you make a comment to a player, ask yourself whether the comment is constructive. Will it help the child to understand exactly what he/she is doing wrong and what they need to do to fix it? Does it motivate the individual to want to work even harder to improve? Does it help that individual feel good about themselves? Good coaches use mistakes as an opportunity to help players get better, build skills and bolster self-esteem. Good coaches use their words to enhance a player’s experience of hockey — not detract from it! Good coaches understand that they are working with a very valuable resource: the psychological and emotional well-being of a future generation!

  23. jerry says:

    Is about time the our professional players should boycott from playing for Ghana national team under this coach and this corrupt FA president and his executive members if they professionals did not honor national assignment under these people they will sacked themselves for new people to be appointed and head our football so to the players both foreign and local players they should not come and play under this people the FA president and his coach and executive members should go and wear national jersey and go the field and play if they do that they will surrender their tools and sacked themselves and again to the players both foreign and local is about time they have to stand up and voice their views out for we Ghanaians to listening to their side of the story else everyday and day out this FA and his people will always put blame on the players they should come out and tell the truth to Ghanaians to know the kind of people heading our football they shouldn’t wait till they get retirement before they come out and tell we ghanaians the truth

    • James, Hohoe says:

      I think the players are not united. This is where I question the leadership qualities of Asamoah Gyan. because nothing of this sort happened under the captainship of Stephen Appiah. Asamoah Gyan is not a unifier else he would not have influenced the coach to field Fatau instead of Kwarasey in the match against Germany.
      I would like to make some suggestions:
      1. All the players should unite against the current management team of the GFA and the technical team by refusing any invitation to play for the Black Stars. This is positive defiance. We have the AFCON qualifiers come September. They should all refuse to come and we all know what would happen if only home-based players are called to play against Europe-based players of our opponents.
      2. All supporters should boycott all national teams’ matches under Nyantakyi and his cohorts–the Starlets, Satellites, Maidens, Princesses, Queens, Meteors and the Black Stars.
      3. There should be national demonstrations against the GFA and the technical team on consistent and persistent basis. All these imply a vote of no confidence has been passed by the supporters in the management and the technical team and they will resign automatically.
      4. Finally, the government should defy FIFA’s threat of a ban and dissolve the GFA. By the time we return after the ban, all the national teams would be stronger because 2 years absence will give us more time to prepare for FIFA and CAF tournaments. If we don’t destroy now, we cannot rebuild.

  24. texas says:

    No no no…please Mr. GFA member, it is you we want out. You have done your part, and you have chopped enough of our money! go home and eat your wife’s food!

  25. 21guns says:

    @ghanaman Kumasi, contact me wai, I want to have a chat with u.

    Keith from Germany my brother where are you ?

  26. Boro says:

    We have had some fine GFA presidents and an example is Mr. Ben Koufie but he was not corrupt so his reign never lasted that long. As a far as I am concerned and as a matter of fact it is his youthful program that the BS and Nyantakyi administration has continued to benefit up to date in terms of unearthing talents. When Ghana use to select players who were already in their peaks in Ghana and therefore at the age where they were expected to perform they were already spent talents and begins to decline and was trikkle down to affect our BS, It was through the policies of Ben Koufie that made sure players cheating age were reduced by making sure players were gradually integrated through the youth teams by maintaining the core of each period of the youth teams even if they failed to qualify at the world stage. It therefore made it difficult to cheat since you would have to go through the u-17, 20 and 23 before finally ends up in the BS. I must say Nyanatakyi is actually benefiting from hard work and the wisdom of Ben Koufie without him necessarily adding to it. Look at what is happening to our league. His reign has always been BS!BS!BS! because that is where he and his family can milk from Ghana. He must therefore resigned immediately or be prepared for his disgrace and sour end to his selfish, greed for money and unpatriotic reign.

  27. AkosuaGhana says:

    Yeeeeeh!!! According to Allsports Nyantakyi is RESIGNING! Hopefully, this should have a ripple effect amongst all corrupt and inept politicians/officials. THANKS MUNTARI!

  28. Rasheed says:

    @Akosua,hold your horse,ugly nyantakyie has only stepped down as the chairman of the black stars management committee.

  29. AkosuaGhana says:

    I was so excited…unfortunately nyantakyi only stepped down from management position not as president of GFA…uuuuuggggg! Keep hope alive, however.

  30. AkosuaGhana says:

    Rasheed, I know…found out after rereading…actually was unawre that the thieving snake was manager AS WELL AS president…talk about greed…

  31. Fiscko says:

    Is Nyantakyi normal? He is talking nonsense. They fuck us up, and they still wanna take control and do more damages. They cant handle the job even if we leave it to them. My fellow Ghanaians, we should acts as quick as possible to overcome this situation. These illiterates cant convince us. Their cups are full. We need sensible and educated people to take over the job. Afcon is around the corner, We need to get raid of these idiots and concentrate on what is ahead of us.

  32. Jambo says:

    Aa is embarrassing,you going to a world cup and then you make it public that you going to learn tactics at manchester,did keshi do that?why wont the white man thnkn Africans always nothing,klinsman ur enemy wld lough and say this guy is not competent he now going to learn.it shows his level is not strong,i promise u all black star is finished,its going back to 2003 ,Kwasi appiah is not a natural leader,fuck nyantekyi and his corrupt head,you make ur family sit in business class and your players in economy,meanwhile if they are flying they fly business personally u thnk they will be happy in economy?u fucking heads saying they should forget the money why you guys dont retire from ur jobs and also forget the money?please i need who has the power to demote nyantekyi?lets file a petition.ghana soccer net is corrupt they being paid to paint players black

  33. A concerned citizen says:

    Sacking Akwasia Appiah will bring a big sigh of relief and celebrations among Ghanaian soccer fans.because he has become a stumbling block to Black Stars progress.. Nyantekyi don’t hide behind Appiah because both of you are going down the drain. What at all have seen in Appiah that you have hardened your heart to fire him? Are you blind not to see that everything AA is doing is in opposite direction and very negative. For example. play maker has become his best no. 3..bench warmer has become his no.1 goalkeeper…Rough tackler has become his best no.6..His best selection and tactical discipline is to bench his key players and start with new players until his opponents gets tired..How come going to war instead of going with your best guns you start with “Ate Abr3fr3 so when the war becomes tough you go back to take your best guns..huh..you would have been killed by that time..and that is exactly what happened the Black Stars…Nyantekyi are you blind not to see this?
    What’s more? instead of silent killer saying sorry and motivating or encouraging the players he is rather fighting then. of which his silent killing instinct is working on the players killing them softly…If care is not taken this guy will kill huge talents and young ones too with his incompetence.
    Nyantekyi must reason..If you bring a new coach you will never start from the scratch because the nucleus of the team is already there..huge and young talents are already all over the globe. Even the new coach will bring healing, love and unity…Coach AA is already divisive and now at war with his own players…How can he coach them now…Nyantekyi if you don’t sack the coach both of you will go..”Occupy GFA….Prez Mahama listen to the cry of the masses and sack coach Appiah the root of all these evil for there better coaches around more than Appiah..

  34. Rasheed says:

    Ugly nyantakyie’s nose looks like that of a pig’s nose.

  35. obele says:

    Friends, don’t u worry cos very soon kwesi appiah will fail to qualify for afcon 2015 and that will make him step down

  36. MD-Wa says:

    We all want Nyantakyi and Kwasi appiah to go so that Ghana football will see some improvements. But to my own observations, these crooks will remain there due to the following reasons:
    1) Mahama will not ask them to resign or restructure the GFA why? Mr Nyantakyi, Kwesi appiah, and the wife of
    Mahama hailed from Sunyani area if I am not mistaken. The wife may influence Mahama not to interfere for reasons of tribe. So Nyantakyi and Kwesi Appiah will continue to chop without any productive results. It is like getting a job and pull your brother along to share the legacies.
    2) Elvis Ankrah mess up big time at the world cup and Mahama see nothing wrong with that and reshuffle him. Mahama felt that corruption and mismanagement is normal in society so one can mess up and still has his job.
    3) Mahama is already thinking about 2016 elections and want to appear good before his appointees who will be campaigning for to be elected. Why not fire Elvis Afriyie Ankrah if this is not the case? He did not want to fire him so that people from Afriyie Ankrah’s constituency or region will protest for firing their minister. It look funny to me when people protest when a minister who come from their area is sack for obvious reasons.
    4) For fear of FIFA sanctions Mahama is looking unconcern to all the rots going on in the GFA. Also, Nyantakyi and Kwesi appiah fear no one in Ghana because Ghanaians will only talk and no action. Some well known violent countries will have no time to listen to their press conference before booted out of office. How many refreshing courses do they want to organize for Kwesi Appiah? Then he must learn to bear the cost of traveling and all related expenses going to study in Europe. Employees in most organizations have to pay for their tuition if they want to upgrade themselves. The coaching job is a full time job and must not be given to a student. Appiah is still learning and should be given time to graduate before offering a job. It is very annoying to see these things going on in Ghana.

  37. amoah freeman says:

    Nanytakyi don’t because u live among cowards go to nigeria and will see papper idiot

  38. beautiful says:

    Kwasi appiah was lying that the players don’t know his selection. Read Kwarasey’s interview

    ‘Hurt’ Kwarasey ready to quit Black Stars; feels ousted duo unfairly treated      

    Black Stars goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey has revealed his intention to call it quits with the national team after a rather difficult experience with the national team at the 2014 World Cup.

    The 26-year old Stromsgodset goalkeeper after being handed a start in the opening game against USA was looking forward to a great World Cup experience but his expectations was cut short as he dropped to the bench for Fatau Dauda to take his place in the subsequent group games – a decision by head coach Kwesi Appiah the shot-stopper believes was not performance-based.

    Kwarasey is now back in Norway talking about the scandals during the tournament, which ruined his football dream. He calls it a sick experience.

    “I would still have been pissed if it wasn’t for the joy it was to come home to my son who was born during the World Cup, says the goal keeper of Strømsgodset.”

    “I don’t think any other football player in Norway has experienced what happened with us in Brazil. It was a sick experience. Outside the pitch it happened way too much that a football player shouldn’t have to be a part of. Trouble with the flights, the hotels and internal problems,” he said in an interview with VG Sporten on Thursday.

    QUESTION: Did it all explode when Sulley Muntari hit an executive committee member of the Ghana FA during a team meeting?

    “Things like that happen when it gets to that point. At the end you get fed up. I understand his reaction after what we experienced.”

    QUESTION: What’s your opinion about the decision that Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari were thrown out of the team?

    “I think it was unfair. I don’t think they did anything wrong. They stood up for the rest of the players. They spoke out, they told the truth. The truth was maybe too much for the guys running the FA.”

    QUESTION: After playing the opening match against USA, you were axed from the starting line up just an hour or two before the second match against Germany?

    “It was hopeless. We had a match meeting four or five hours before the game. At that meeting I was in the team. Then it was a little bit back and forward. And suddenly I was out. I asked why. The coach didn’t look me in the eyes. He just looked down and said sorry. Then I understood that it probably wasn’t his choice.”

    QUESTION: Now are you considering a break from playing for Ghana?

    “It’s no point travelling to Ghana if it is other things than how you perform that decides if you play or not.”

  39. nana poku says:

    why is he so right coz the FA under his leadership is the problem not AA!!!!

  40. cris@......... says:

    Black Stars goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey says he is considering taking a break from the national because performance and form does not decide who plays.

    The Stromgodset goalkeeper was Ghana’s first choice in their opening game at the World Cup but was axed for the next two games and replaced with Fatau Dauda after team mates put pressure for a change.

    “It’s no point travelling to Ghana if it’s other things than how you perform that decides if you play or not. It was hopeless. We had a match meeting four or five hours before the game. At that meeting I was in the team. Then it was a little bit back and forward. And suddenly I was out. I asked why. The coach didn’t looked me in the eyes. He just looked down and said sorry. Then I understood that it probably wasn’t his choice he told Norwegian news outlet Verdens Gang.

    Kwarasey tells the site the incidents that occurred happened because the players had been pushed to their imits and did not hold suspended team mates Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince Boateng responsible.

    “Things like that happen when it gets to that point. At the end you get fed up. I understand his reaction after what we experienced.

    I don’t think any other football player in Norway has experienced what happened with us in Brazil. It was a sick experience. Outside the pitch it happened way too much that a football player shouldn’t have to be a part of. Trouble with the flights, the hotels and internal problems.

    ” I think it was unfair. I don’t think they did anything wrong. They stood up for the rest of the players. They spoke out, they told the truth. The truth was maybe too much for the guys running the FA.”

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    Now he’s considering a break from playing for Ghana.

  41. shine says:

    In fact Nyantakyi you are more than animal. You are a biger foolish man. Yourself should step down instantly. You are arm robber. Please resign we dont need you anymore go away Nyantakyi foolish man with dirty face.

  42. FABU THE BEST & GREATEST says:

    Nyanterkyi is far ahead of his critics. Deep thinkers will support this decision.

  43. Enoch says:

    Sacking Appiah and sacking himself is will solve the problem.

  44. peace says:

    AA is not good,can never be good, even if we invest in him to go for a UEFA lincence he is still wont be good enough to manage the blackstars period.

  45. ben says:

    mr Kwesi Nyantakyi what wil be the solution to our problems? for micheal essien, kelvin kwarasay and muntari and even Adomah to have come out to acknowledged that there was problems. can you please come out and tell us what really happened?