Kwesi Appiah has a proposal for Ghana FA

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The Black Stars boss talks up an idea about how the national outfit can have a wide talent pool

Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah believes a good transition plan will help increase the talent pool of the Black Stars.

Appointed coach of the four-time African champions in May, the 57-year-old has never hidden his desire to hand opportunities to fresh talent in his bid to increase competition in the national set-up.

To achieve his aim, he reckons a transitional team will help increase his scouting network.

"I think the FA must set up a transition team to monitor young Ghanaian players around the world," he told Ghanasoccernet.

"Watching the U-17 at the World Cup in India, you could see a lot of budding and promising talents. But how do we monitor their progress?

"Apart from those players, there are other Ghanaian players born outside the country who also grow and sometimes switch nationality to those countries.

"But I believe that if we have the transition team, they will help the coaches in monitoring the players. 

"That will aid in the players' progress from U17 to U20 to U23 and then to the Black Stars."

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In his second stint, Appiah's call-ups have each featured a considerable number of new faces.

Aalesund winger Edwin Gyasi, born to Ghanaian parents in the Netherlands, 2015 Fifa U-20 World Cup star Godfred Donsah, Nana Ampomah and Kasim Adams Nuhu are some of the names to have featured on the Black Stars roster under the 57-year-old.

 

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