Kwesi Appiah joins Norwergian side Viking

Kwesi Appiah PlayerKwesi Appiah has traded English football for the Norwegian league

Black Stars striker, Kwesi Appiah, has joined Norwegian side Viking FK for trials ahead of a loan move from English Premier League side Crystal Palace.

The 26-year-old joined his new teammates at the La Manga Club in Spain on Wednesday.

Appiah suffered a career threatening knee injury during a training session with the Black Stars ahead of an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in June 7, 2015 and missed 12 months of football as a result.

Viking Fotballklubb (FK) is a Norwegian football club from the city of Stavanger. The club was founded in 1899.

It is one of the most successful clubs in Norwegian football, having won 8 Norwegian Premier League titles, most recently in 1991, and 5 domestic Norwegian Cup titles, most recently in 2001.

The club has played and won more top-flight league (Tippeligaen) games than any other club, and it has played in the top division since the league was established, except for the years 1966–67 and 1987–88.

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