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Sports News of Wednesday, 5 April 2017


Kwesi Appiah's first five games as new Black Stars coach

New Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah will play five matches in three months starting June with the Africa Cup Nations qualifiers.

The silent killer as he is affectionately called will lead the Black Stars to face Ethiopia at home in their opener to the 2019 tournament to be held in Kumasi.

He will then assemble a squad to play Mexico and the United States of America in two friendly matches.

In August, he will be in-charge of the local Black Stars to play a two-legged tie against Burkina Faso in the final round qualifier of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN).

Appiah has been handed a two-year contract and will officially start work on 01 May.