Razak optimistic of landing Ghana job in future

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The 1978 Africa best footballer is not worried about the missed opportunity and says Kwesi Appiah must be given full backing

Former Ghana international Abdul Razak says he is not disappointed after being overlooked for the Black Stars job. The former African Player of the Year was one of the three local coaches who applied for the vacant role but was not shortlisted for interview.

Kwesi Appiah was finally chosen ahead of Frenchman Willy Sagnol and Cameroon coach Hugo Broos and handed a two-year contract. He is expected to begin work next month.

''I am not disappointed I was not given the Black Stars coaching job despite sending in my application," Razak told Kasapa FM.

"Even though I was confident I could land the job everything is not lost as we are still alive. There are more opportunities ahead and I will have one in the future.

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Razak also advised Ghanaians to throw their support behind Appiah to enable him lead the Black Stars to success.

''For now, we just have to support Kwesi Appiah, who is one of us. He has been given the job and he needs our total support in order to succeed," he added.

Appiah arrived in Ghana on Thursday from his base in Sudan and held a press conference to outline his programme and ambitions.

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