Football pundits have started calling for the inclusion of former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah to the team that will leave for the upcoming World Cup in Brazil next year.
Although Appiah has retired from the national team, pundits say if the former Juventus enforcer is included in the team his charismatic nature will be able to motivate the young and upcoming players for the tournament. It will be recalled that the Nigerian Federation included former Super Eagles players to the squad that won the 29th edition of the African Cup of Nations in South Africa this year.
And with that landmark, Ghanaians are calling for Appiah’s inclusion to the team when preparations start in earnest.
Speaking to Finalwhistlegh.com the former skipper of the Black Stars says it will be a privilege to once again lead the team to the world cup but in a different capacity.
“I will love to do that if indeed the Ghana Football Association approach me for the role, am still a footballer and when you get a role like this in a major World Cup like the upcoming once it will just be awesome for me.
“I know almost all of the players who played in the qualifiers, I played with Gyan, Sulley and most of the players, playing in a World Cup is different from playing for your club in a league game or even the African Cup of Nations, you need somebody who has been there before to advice and straight the younger once and if am given the opportunity why will I turn it down, I will defiantly help my team”.
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