Stephen Appiah is a natural leader

Ex-President John Agyekum Kuffour believes the leadership the former Black Stars skipper showed on the field of play would one day be exhibited in the political arena.


Stephen Appiah paid a courtesy call on the ex-President at his residence ahead of the National Unity match organised by Primival Media Consult to promote peace ahead of election 2016 in November.

The former Black Stars skipper is the face of the match that will bring football nationals from different countries to play two games in June against Asante Kotoko in Kumasi and the Black Stars in Accra.

Stephen Appiah, who was the Black Stars skipper during the presidency of John Agyekum Kuffour is rated by most football fans in Ghana as the greatest captain the Black Stars have ever had.

However, the ex-president foresees Appiah’s leadership going beyond the borders of football in the future.

“I think Stephen's leadership is not only on the field. He has always been a leader, and his latest venture in assembling great world footballers to play for peace is another sign of his leadership qualities. I congratulate and encourage him in his endeavours'

"I won’t be surprised if one day he gets drafted by some group to show his leadership outside football,” Agyekum Kuffour said.

Stephen Appiah guided Ghana to their first FIFA World Cup in 2006 and also captained them to qualify for the 2016 World Cup in South Africa, where the Black Stars reached the quarter finals as the 3 African country to do so


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