14 July 2017

DC United defender Kofi Opare expresses delight over meeting with Ghana coach Appiah

Kofi Opare (left) is excited over meeting Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah (right)

DC United defender Kofi Opare has expressed his delight after meeting Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah who in on a scouting missing of the United States to monitor players for the Black Stars.

The Black Stars coach’s latest working visit took him to DC United’s when he met the Ghanaian quartet of Patrick Nyarko, Kofi Opare, Lloyd Sam and Chris Odoi-Atsem at their training grounds on Thursday.

The Black Stars coach watched the four Ghanaians train with their team and used the occasion to outline his plans to the players.

Appiah’s discussions with the four players centered on his plans to build a bigger pool of players for the Black Stars in order to get good backups for various positions.

“Nice to meet Ghana national team’s head coach Mr. Kwesi Appiah today at training,” Opare wrote about his meeting with Ghana coach Appiah.

Former Hearts of Oak and Black Stars defender, Joe Addo, who once played in the MLS, accompanied the Black Stars coach during the visit.

The visit forms part of the coach of the Ghana national team’s familiarization tour to the United States after the two friendlies against Mexico and the USA.

He had earlier on visited Latif Blessing who also plays for Sporting Kansas City in the MLS.

That visit on Tuesday night at the Children’s Mercy Park was enough to spur on the 2015-16 Ghana Premier League MVP, who scored two goals to help his side knocked out US Open Cup holders FC Dallas.


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