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DC United's female Coach Mavis Appiah proud to produce players for the national team

Published on: 15 May 2018

DC United's female Coach Mavis Appiah says she feels proud to produce players for the national teams of Ghana.

Mavis Appiah is one of the few female tacticians in the sport in Ghana, and has already gained grounds in the football circles in the country.

Having led DC United to the round of 64 of the MTN FA Cup, the female Coach has also produce some players to the national team including Edmund Arko Mensah.

“I take pride when it’s mentioned that a female coach has been able to produce players into the national teams with players like Arko Mensah who was in the last U17 team, Solomon Oblitey all having been trained by me,” she told ghanafa.org.

The University of Education-Winneba, graduate also added she had inspiration from her father who was a former Coach.

“Being a teacher and being a coach is same so each time I go on the pitch am motivated to impact football knowledge into my players just as I would have done in a classroom”, Ms Appiah added.

In as much as she has helped in the production of some players to the national team, Ms. Appiah habors dreams of coaching a national team herself.

“My ambition is to be the first female coach of the Black Stars to give women the confidence to aspire to greater positions in football”, the 27 year old trainer added.

By Lukman Evergreen Mumin 

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