Midfielder Stephen Appiah has been named in the starting line-up of newly-promoted Cesena for Saturday night's trip to AS Roma on the opening weekend of the Italian Serie A .
Appiah has been in top form for Cesena in their pre-season games and head coach Massimo Ficcadenti wants to reward the experience middle man for his work ethic.
The 29-year-old played for five other Serie A clubs and his knowledge will be key for Cesena who will be seeking survival this term.
He made two League appearances for Bologna last season.
Cesena starting line-up:
F. Antonioli, L. Ceccarelli, M. Pellegrino, S. Von Bergen, Y. Nagatomo, G. Colucci, S. Appiah, M. Parolo, M. Schelotto, E. Giaccherini, E. Bogdani