Stephen Appiah retires from active football

Former Ghana’s Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has announced he will bid farewell to Ghanaian football fans with a testimonial match at Accra sports stadium, bringing to an end his 20-year football career.

Former Black Stars captain Stephen ‘Tornado’ Appiah has officially announced his retirement from active football at age 34.

Appiah started his professional football career with local club Accra Hearts of Oak before moving abroad.

The former Juventus star led Ghana to its first World Cup appearance in 2006 and also played a key role at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa where Ghana finished in the Quarter Finals. Appiah will be mostly remembered for his dedication and commitment on the pitch.