Ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah's honorary doctorate degree discredited by accreditation board

Published on: 18 September 2014
Ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah's honorary doctorate degree discredited by accreditation board
Kwesi Appiah

The National Accreditation Board has discredited the honorary doctorate degree conferred on ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah by the Day Spring Christian University of Mississippi.

But the board says the university alongside three others- Pan African Clergy Council and Bible College, Global Centre for Transformational Leadership and the World Council for Evangelical Clergy- is uncertified to honour prominent individuals.

It says some uncertified institutions go ahead to that: “With the intent to legitimize and popularize the operations of the institutions in Ghana, and thereby seek to attract unsuspecting students to enroll in them.”

Appiah was awarded a Doctor of Psychology in Sports after his historic achievement of qualifying the Black Stars to the 2014 FIFA World Cup- the first indigenous Ghanaian coach to achieve that feat.

He was honoured at ceremony in Accra this May at the School of Allied Science campus.

This news comes as another blow to the ex-Ghana international who was relieved of his post last Friday.


  • fish
    says: 4 years ago
    They are all assholes like GSN.
  • Ghanas son
    says: 4 years ago
    Seriously?? A doctorate in Psychology?? See Akwasi Appiah's face recieving the award too... laughable JOKE OF THE DAY
  • jonny mens
    says: 4 years ago
    @ Ghana's son. You can't even spell the word "receive", yet you make fun of others. SHAME
  • Fat
    says: 4 years ago
    Why now?
  • awass
    says: 4 years ago
    hahahaha gh son kindly get back 2 sch
  • Assemblyman
    says: 4 years ago
    Don't make the old man saddened oo!
  • benny
    says: 4 years ago
    Which part of AA or achievement deserves doctorate? Utter preposterous cacophony.Keshi won afcon plus qualify for world cup and went one step ahead. AA is a divisive persona.I hope his experience in the last two years serves as a learning curb for his future.
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