Kwesi Appiah: Former Black Stars boss says he desires the job for a 3rd time
Kwesi Appiah has revealed that he desires to handle Ghana’s nationwide workforce for the third time – however admitted he “nonetheless has to attend” for his former employers to substantiate his utility.
However the 62-year-old has submitted his utility to the Ghana Soccer Affiliation (GFA) in a bid to fill the void created by the departure of Otto Addo after the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“Sure, I’ve utilized for the vacant function however I’m nonetheless ready to listen to again from the Ghana FA,” Appiah advised BBC Sport Africa.
“I do not need to be doing interviews in regards to the job utility till I get a response.
“As we communicate, I have not heard something from them (the GFA).”
A member of the Ghana squad that received the 1982 Africa Cup of Nations, Appiah shall be vying for the vacant submit alongside as many as 60 overseas coaches.
The previous Asante Kotoko defender first took cost of the Black Stars in 2012, changing into the primary indigenous coach to qualify the four-time African champions for soccer’s international showpiece.
However the Black Stars subsequently didn’t get out of their group on the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and have been additionally beset by off-field issues, with gamers being expelled from the workforce and a row over pay.
Appiah left his submit by mutual consent three months after the event.
In his second spell main the workforce, Ghana didn’t qualify for the 2018 World Cup, having performed within the three earlier editions, and have been eradicated within the second spherical of the 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt.
He was launched by the GFA who selected to not renew his contract.
5 months after his second exit, Appiah advised BBC Sport Africa that he was being handled in a approach no white coach in Africa can be as he demanded wage arrears totalling almost $200,000 from his time answerable for the Black Stars.