December 3, 2020


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Ghana forward Kwesi Appiah ready for ISL challenge with NorthEast United

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 Ghana International Kwesi Appiah is looking forward to his debut for Indian Super League side North East United in their opening game against Mumbai FC on Saturday.The 30-year-old joined the ISL side after parting ways with English League One outfit AFC Wimbledon in June 2020 following the expiration of his contract.With the ISL season set to start on Saturday 21 November, the Black Stars striker said he is ready for the new challenge.”Coming toIndiawas an option I thought deeply about. Its not an easy decision to leave England, but the opportunity was a good one and Im very much looking forward to testing myself at a different level and compete in a different style of game,” Appiah toldGoal.”It was an experience I knew I wantedso Im very grateful to be here and look forward to getting underway.”Kwesi Appiah also reunites with former Black Stars assistant coach Gerard Nus, now coach of North East United.”I know the head coach very well having worked together with him with the Ghana national team and so it was very easy to understand his style of play and tactics. The squad is a talented one with a good mixture of youth and experience along with foreign and local players. We’re bonding really well and are forming a tight unity,” he said.Appiah added: “I look forward to playing against all the teams and players. For me its part of the whole experience Im going to take it all in and give my very best on every occasion!”.