Ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah demands $175,000 in outstanding salary

Ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah demands $175,000 in outstanding salary

- Kwesi Appiah the former Black Stars coach indicated GFA still owes him $175,000, which is close to GHC 1m

- It is reported that Kwesi Appiah was not paid for 5 months and is still owed a winning bonus as well

- The reason behind the stalling of the former head coach's salary is not disclosed and it is not clear if he would take any legal actions

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It has been revealed that former Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah has written to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) demanding his unpaid 5-month salary areas.

According to myjoyonline.com, the former coach of Ghana's national football team made the demand through his lawyer Thaddeus Sory in a letter sent to the GFA.

It is reported that Kwesi Appiah's salary was $35,000 every month which adds up to $175,000 (GHC 970k) over the period of five months that they remained unpaid.

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The amount may actually be more as reports indicate that a winning bonus that was owed the former head coach has also not be settled to this day.

It would be recalled that Kwesi Appiah's second stint with the Black Stars lasted for two-and-half years and ended in December, after which he was replaced with CK Akonnor.

The reason the head coach of Ghana's senior team would not be paid for several months is not clear and it is not yet known if Kwesi Appiah would take any legal actions if GFA does not heed to his calls in the near future.

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In other news, top Ghanaian striker Asamoah Gyan has revealed how he chose Ghana's AFCON in 2008 over a massive deal with Manchester City.

Gyan also reveals he was heavily attacked by Ghanaians for a 'shoddy performance' when he decided to choose Ghana over Man City which made him want to leave the camp.

According to the striker, then-president Kuffour was the one who intervened and prevented him from leaving.

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