Sports News of 2014-03-10

Akwasi Appiah 42nd best coach in the world

The Head coach of Ghana Black Stars James Kwesi Appiah is currently ranked among top fifty national team coaches in the world.

According to latest release by The Institute of Football Coaching and Statistics, Vincente Del Bosque tops the list with 25188 points followed by Germany Joachim Low with 21422 points.

Oscar Tabarez of Uruguay placed 3rd, Italy Ceasre Prandelli came fourth, Netherlands Van Marwijk 5th, Jurgen Klinsmann 6th, Poalo Jorge Gomes of Portugal 7th.

Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi placed 25th, Guinea coach Michel Dussuyer 29th, Algeria coach Vahid Halihodzic fell from previous 34th position to 41st. James Akwasi Appiah improved his previous ranking of 43rd to 42nd position with 5991 points.

Season coaches like Laurent Blanc came 43rd, Lars Lagerback, 47th, Z Kranjcar of Montenegro 49th with Croatia S. Billic placing 50th.

The latest ranking is a huge boost for Appiah as no Ghanaian coach has been ranked among top 200 national team coaches in the world.

Source: ghanasoccernet.com
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