Stephen Appiah reveals the only time he became nervous as a player

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Stephen Appiah speaking on the Black Classics on Max TV

Former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has revealed the only time he became nervous before a match.

The legendary midfielder is known to be very confident and says the only time he became nervous was in 2005 when the Black Stars took on Cape Verde in a 2006 World Cup qualifying game.

The Black Stars needed a win to secure a first World Cup qualification and Stephen speaking on the Black Classics on Max TV said he became nervous before that match.

“The first time I became nervous as a player was Black Stars against Cape Verde. I am a confident player but that game made me nervous because we were close to qualifying for a World Cup for the first time, I didn’t eat breakfast and lunch, I took banana before the game and went on to perform”

The Black Stars won that game 4-0 and topped a group that had South Africa and Uganda to qualify for Ghana’s first World Cup in 2006.

 

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