Former Black Stars coach James Kwasi Appiah has revealed that he could have possibly turned down a fresh contract offer from the Ghana Football Association to stay on as Black Stars head coach.
The 59-year-old Dormaa-born left his role head coach of the Ghana senior national team following the GFA’s decision dissolve the technical teams of all the Ghana national teams.
Appiah was re-appointed as head coach to replace Avram Grant in April 2017 and was tasked to end Ghana’s trophy drought by winning the African Cup of Nations.
However the former SC Khartoum manager failed to deliver the silverware leaving most Ghanaian fans disappointed with his performance.
Meanwhile following his dismissal by the Ghana FA the soft-spoken gaffer told Dan Kwaku Yeboah on Peace FM that there was a possibility that he could have rejected a new contract if he was offered a deal stay on.
“I don’t feel bitter about my exit from the national team. There is a time for everything and I believe the time came. What if I was offered a new deal and I turned it down? Because that was also a possibility,” he told Accra-based Peace FM.
Kwasi Appiah has recently launched his book titled Leaders Don’t Have To Yell.
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