- Stephen Appiah has explained why he supported his son, Rodney's decision to quit school to become a professional footballer
- The former Black Stars captain recalled that he backed his son's decision after speaking to his wife
- Overcome with emotions, Appiah averred that it was a difficult moment and decision for the family
- Appiah sat for an interview on TV3's WarmUp Plus
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Former Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah, was overcome with emotions as he recalled how his son, Rodney quit school to pursue his football career.
Rodney Appiah who joined Accra Great Olympics in the second transfer window made his GPL debut appearance with the Dade Boys in their game against Liberty Professionals.
Speaking in an interview on TV3's WarmUp Plus, Stephen Appiah averred that he is proud of his son and his decision to quit school to become a professional footballer.
Appiah aka Tornado indicated that though it was a difficult decision, he had to back his son’s decision to quit school and take up football.
The former Juventus player said at first he wasn't convinced but after he spoke to his wife, they decided to give Rodney their blessing.
''Taking that decision wasn't easy and when you become a father, you'll know how it means,'' he said on WarmUp Plus.
Asked how proud he is knowing his son wants to be better than him, Appiah was overwhelmed with emotions as he recalled moments with his son at home.
''When he said he wants to be better than me I was happy because there's no way that I want to be better than my children. Never! I've done mine, he's coming. So, the mindset of being better than me is fantastic,'' Appiah said.
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The award-winning media personality is a mother and wife, who combined her studies and work as a broadcaster and film star with taking care of the family.
Naa Ashorkor recently completed her studies in Public Relations, earning a master's degree from the prestigious Ghana Institute of Journalism.
In a similar story, a young man with the Twitter name, Sidahome, has notched a dual Master of Science in Information Systems and Project Management degrees.
Announcing the feat in a Twitter post, he disclosed that he graduated with distinction, earning a GPA score of 4.0.
''Today I graduate with a dual Master of Science in Information Systems and Project Management Degree. Highest GPA: 4.0/ Distinction,'' he posted.
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