Kwesi Appiah Unveiled As New Ghana Coach, Stephen Appiah Named Team Manager

Date: February 25, 2018

The Ghana FA has unveiled Kwesi Appiah as the coach of the Black Stars with iconic former captain Stephen Appiah named as the coordinator between the technical team and the playing body.

In a well-attended event which took place today [May 16] at the Ghana FA Secretariat in Accra, the 56-year-old has been tasked to qualify the team to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon and attempt to qualify to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Ibrahim Tanko and Maxwell Konadu have been named first and second assistants coaches respectively as widely predicted.

Former Black Stars goalkeeper Richard Kingson replaces Nassam Yakubu as the Black Stars goalkeepers' trainer.

Nii Amasah Anum has also been named the team masseur with Michael Okyere retaining his role as the video analyst of the team.

New Black Stars backroom:

  • Head coach – Kwasi Appiah
  • Assistant 1 – Ibrahim Tanko
  • Assistant 2 – Maxwell Konadu
  • Technical Director – Stephen Appiah
  • Goalkeepers’ Trainer – Richard Kingson
  • Team Doctor – Chris Adomako
  • Video Analyst – Michael Okyere
  • Equipment Officer/Welfare Officer – Ismail Hamidu