Kwesi Appiah to be handed Liberia job

Kwesi Appiah is being pursued by the Sudanese FA for the national team job
Kwesi Appiah is being pursued by the Sudanese FA for the national team job

Ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is set to take over the Liberia national team job, GHANASoccernet.com understands.

He will replace James Salinsa Debbah who has said he is resigning for the second time in a month after criticisms of his inability to beat Togo at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Appiah is the current in charge of Sudanese top-flight side Al Khartoum SC.

“A lot of young Liberian players will find success under Appiah,” a Liberian Football Association source spoke on the condition of anonymity to the New Liberian.

“A lot of young Liberian players will find success under Appiah.

“He is someone we think we can work with given his immense experience and technical abilities. He is definitely a good coach.”

Appiah qualified and coached Ghana at the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.