Appiah hints at enforcing discipline in Ghana return

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The Black Stars coach insists he will not give room to indiscipline as he stages a comeback

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah says he will be very strict with his charges during his second spell at the helm of the Black Stars.

The 56-year-old, who was handed a two-year contract starting on May 1, had issues managing his dressing room during his first stint between 2012 and 2014.

Appiah was criticised following the expulsion from camp of Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince-Boateng, which many believed affected Ghana's campaign at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil as the Black Stars exited the competition with one point.

''My second coming to coach Ghana [Black Stars] can be likened to the second coming of Jesus Christ,'' Appiah told Light FM.

''I would not condone any indiscipline behaviour from any member of the playing body, irrespective of his importance to the team.

''There is going to be a perfect sanity in camp as I would make sure that players abide by the laid down rules and regulations.

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''I'm not trying to inflict fears in player but just to make sure that the right things are always done as expected. There is nothing people need to worry about in my second coming as I see no reason why fears must grip some people before I even got this job,''

''Everything is going to be in order as I look forward to start work next month,'' he added.

Appiah has been spotted at several centres during Ghana Premier League and FA Cup games, sparking talks of the possible inclusion of local players in the first team.