According to reports from local Ghanaian media, 59 year old coach James Kwesi Appiah who led the Black Stars of Ghana to the knockout stage of the 2019 AFCON in Egypt, will sign a new two year contract that will keep him as head coach till 2021.

His current contract expires in December 2019, but he will be handed a two year extension by the Ghana Football Association.

According to the reports, Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo has sanctioned a fresh two year contract for the experienced coach. The Normalization Committee of the Ghana Football Association just has to finalize the signatures.

Kwesi Appiah was reappointment coach of the Black Stars in 2017 after he was sacked in 2014 following a poor performance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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The former Ghana international left back was the first Blackman to lead his country to a FIFA World Cup tournament after he qualified Ghana for the 2014 tournament, following his appointment in 2012.

He was in charge of Sudanese club Al Khartoum between 2014 and 2017 before his reappointment at the helm of the Black Stars.

Muambo Edward