Awudu Issaka picks Stephen Appiah as best ever captain for Black Stars

Stephen Appiah Atl Stephen Appiah captained the Black Stars between 2005 and 2010

Mon, 8 Jun 2020 Source: footballghana.com

Ghana International, Awudu Isaaka has named Stephen Appiah as the best ever player to put on the arm band for the senior national team.

Stephen Appiah 'Tornado' captained the Black Stars between 2005 and 2010.

Awudu, a member of the 1995 U-17 world championship winning team in an interview with Kwaku Sarpong Sarkodie of Bryt FM in Koforidua pointed the former Juventus midfielder as the best ever skipper to lead the Black Stars, saying there was unity and peace during his tenure.

According to him, there were great footballers who led the national team like Abedi Pele, CK Akonnor, Asamoah Gyan and others but Awudu is of the view that, Appiah's ability to qualify Ghana to its first ever world cup in 2006 makes him the best captain of all time.

"A captain must have a record and i think Appiah did that for the country. If you are a captain and you are unable to go to able world cup it does not speak well of you"

"When you go to world cup, your level increases but if you don't go to world cup you cant talk much as a player. So i think Stephen Appiah deserves to be the country's best captain" he said.

Source: footballghana.com