He is recognized as one of the best captains Ghana has ever seen. Over the past few years, we have seen him take up roles in the senior national team.
Currently, he is a member of the management team of the Black Stars. He was first given the Black Stars captains band in a friendly match against Slovenia.
In 2006, Ghana qualified for the World Cup for the first time in history. During that time, Stephen Appiah was the captain of the national team.
He helped the team to progress to the Round 16 stage. However, the team was kicked out after losing terribly to Brazil.
He also led Ghana to its second World Cup appearance in 2010. At that particular tournament, Ghana left the tournament as quarter-finalists.
Appiah was a tenacious, physìcally strong midfielder. Though he was an expert midfielder, he could also play as a strìker.
As a versatile player, he was able to adapt to any style of play or formation.
According to information gathered by Tapnewsgh, Stephen Appiah has a son named Rodney Appiah.
Rodney is also a young footballer who is training to follow the footsteps of his father.
Like his father, he plays as a midfielder for a Ghana Premier league club named Accra Great Olympics.
According to information gathered by Tapnewsgh, Rodney Appiah started his football career at Kingstep Fc, a football club formed by his father.