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Ghana coach to have sit-down with cast-away goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey after opening 2015 AFCON qualifiers

Published on: 29 August 2014
Cast-away Ghana goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah will give Adam Kwarasey a hearing before taking a final decision on the international future of Norway-based goalkeeper, the Ghana FA has confirmed.

The 26-year-old was one of the major casualties of coach Kwesi Appiah’s latest Black Stars squad for upcoming assignments against Uganda and Togo.

Kwarasey questioned the competence of Ghana’s goalkeeper’s trainer Nassam Yakubu after he was dropped for Fatau Dauda after the Black Stars’ opening game at the 2014 World Cup.

His post-tournament comments did not to have gone down well with coach Kwesi Appiah who ultimately decided to drop the Stromsgodset shot-stopper from his squad.

And even though this reason for his recent omission from the Black Stars team is an open secret, the Ghana FA says coach Kwesi Appiah will look to reconcile with his goalkeeper after games against Uganda and Togo.

“Regarding Adam Kwarasey, his comments after the World Cup have not been helpful,” GFA spokesman Ibrahm Sannie Daara said at a press briefing on Friday.

“He questioned the competence of the technical team and also questioned the basis for inviting some players.

“If a statement is made about why a player is called or why someone was left out, it has a potential of bringing a rift into the team.

“And when these things happen, there is the need to deal with it behind closed doors and ensure it is resolved before he comes back into the team.

“After this qualifier, the technical team will look to meet with Adam Kwarasey to address his issues so that if there is an opportunity for him to come back to the team, then so be it.”

Ghana will thus be without Kwarsey when they host Uganda in their opening 2015 AFCOn qualifier on September 6 in Kumasi.

The Black Stars will make a short trip to face neighbours Togo five days later in Lome.


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  • Champion says:
    August 29, 2014 10:24 pm
    Comedy after comedy. I guess Mourinho will soon call Petr Cech to dinner.
  • shine says:
    August 29, 2014 10:42 pm
    Theres no day Ghanaians will appreciate coach Appiah cause he is more than idiotmatic. kwesi Appiah is a tribalism drummer who always plays his tribal drums into every players ears. In fact I do not like him since he was appointed as Ghana coach. I did not see the reason why GFA appointed him. But let me tell you something if Kwesi Appiah refused to resign he will live to see hell. The players who surffered a lot for the national team will curse him forever. His not a coach but a sheet. A gay man like him!
  • adi says:
    August 30, 2014 12:22 am
    shine u are the only reasonable person.most of the comments they are making there is extreamly stupid no football shud deny the compitence of a stuffs even nt to mazowa in the team.can he do dis here in europe.he cross the line and he is been shown to the door, in future wen he returns he will know what shud be his work in the team
  • fish says:
    August 29, 2014 07:30 pm
    Clueless Appiah,you are the main problem.Just pack your bag and baggage and leave black stars with your useless Yakubu Nassimu.
  • Emmaxy says:
    August 29, 2014 07:42 pm
    This is bunch bunch nkwasiasems Mr spokesman. Bcus u ppl have power, u do things without the players understandimg and if they ask why, then there is a problem. Nkwasiafuo nkoaa moti abembam! U ppl think only ghanaian mentality. In abroad, b4 I can omit some1 from a team, it has to be than properly. Not when u name him that he will be the keeper and u later come in 2 hrs b4 the march and tell him he's drop for another keeper bcus a player says he can't speak twi. That's bullshit!! Who won't be mad ?
  • selfmade says:
    August 29, 2014 08:17 pm
    Sometimes I don't simply understand what's wrong with AA! Give him a hearing for what? Kwarasey is just like another other player and if he didn't make the cut for the afcon so is essien, muntari and kpb! So is he also going to call these three players and sit down with them? This is a preferential treatment that ll backfire in his face! Essien, muntari and kpb also voiced out after the WC and were axed so why is AA given preferential treatment for kwarasey and not essien or kpb? AA is his own enemy and he sometimes invites all these criticisms by himself! This is a bad precedent he is about to set and he ll live to regret it! I have been backing u all along but just be a DAMN MAN FOR ONCE!
  • Papadinho says:
    August 29, 2014 08:28 pm
    May thunder fire Akwaso Appiah!!! Stupid useless coach. Good for nothing being. Waist of human resources koraa. Sia like him. Bless
  • Rass says:
    August 29, 2014 08:30 pm
    Useless coach, useless spokesman, useless FA everything about them is rubbish
  • Dddd says:
    August 29, 2014 09:31 pm
    Useless coach
  • Dingdon says:
    August 29, 2014 09:34 pm
    AA has really demonstrated his incompetence, outmoded and stupid thinking, does he think the black stars belongs to his family or what? Why are we wasting time on this AA guy who is the most useless and clueless coach to destroy the Stars?
  • PeeWee says:
    August 30, 2014 05:10 am
    Thank you @selfmade, being one of the few sane contributors on this forum, you just made a good point. AA and, the GFA have failed to realize that this policy of begging reneged players is what brought us those problems in Brazil in the first place. It should be made clear that the national team is not a full time job; players everywhere in the world play for their countries due to national pride. No man is bigger than any country, hence there is should be no special treatment given to anyone.
  • Ekow says:
    August 30, 2014 12:44 pm
    The truth was told by kwarasey. The technical team is incompetent ,that explains why gfa is going in for a technical adviser.or is it a manager .? As AA will actually be his assistant