What started as a mere rumour on the street of Accra has finally been confirmed by the main character – James Kwesi Appiah having thanked Ghana for the opportunity to serve the nation in a short press statement released on Sunday, January 05, 2020.

According to Kwesi Appiah his association with the Black Stars as a player [captain] and subsequently as a coach, has been a source of immense pride for him.

“I thank the President H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the opportunity to serve the nation. I also express my appreciation to the Ministry of Youth and Sports, as well as the Ghana Football Association for their support,” he stated.

“Through the years I was in charge, I worked with my backroom staff to lay the strong foundation required for others to build on, towards a better future and success for the team,” he noted.

Kwesi Appiah’s contract expired on December 31, 2019.