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Appiah named SWAG coach of the year

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has been named the 2011 Sports Writers Association of Ghana Coach of the Year.

Appiah’s historic feat of winning gold with the Ghana Under-23 side at the All Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique earned him the award.

The former Black Stars captain fielded locally-based players as they beat South Africa 4-2 on penalties.

Before that, he eliminated a star-studded Nigeria Dream Team V side.

Appiah’s coaching career has been on a rise since that feat and in March, the Ghana Football Association appointed him as the substantive Black Stars coach.

He will be presented with the award on June 9 at a Gala Night to be held at the Banquet Hall of State House in Accra.

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