- Stephen Appiah, former Black Stars captain has revealed that he used to wash the jerseys & shoes of his senior players
- Drawing a reference from the Bible, Appiah said that greatness comes from being humble and serving others
- Stephen Appiah adds that he still bows to his senior players anytime he sees them
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The former captain of the Black Stars, Stephen Appiah, has narrated to the surprise of everyone how his greatness came out of extreme humility and by serving others.
Stephen Appiah, who has also been on the management board of the senior national team of Ghana, made the eye-popping statements in a JoyNews Extra interview sighted by YEN.com.gh on the Instagram handle of Blagogee.
According to the football icon, he used to serve anyone ahead of him without any ego and still does so anytime he meets the people who came before him.
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"Some of us really served and we are still serving. We still see our senior players and bow to them", Appiah conjectures.
Delving into more specifics, Appiah said that he actually used to wash the jerseys and boots of other players before becoming highly successful in his career.
Speaking about why serving meant a lot to him and how he was able to commit to the act for so long, Appiah made reference to the Bible in Matthew 20:26 which says, "Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant."
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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh also reported that Chief Priest of Osu Nadu/ Klottey, Wor-Lumor Nuumo Noi Sekanku Kpenuku, II has explained why every Ga person is given the name Nii or Naa depending on their gender.
The Osu Wor-Lumor made the profound revelation in an interview and news report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Ghanaweb.
According to the renowned Ga historian and priest, the Ga people are Levitical people and part of that culture is to name children in reverence to their fore-parents who first bore the names they are given today.
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