Coach Kwesi Appiah who is currently promoting his autobiography, ‘Leaders Don’t Have To Yell’ has disclosed in the 400-page book that his father wanted him to become a lawyer but he chose to become a footballer.
According to him, his father never even wanted him to be playing football in school.
“My father knew I was playing football in school and he was not very happy about that,” Appiah wrote in his book.
“He wanted me to focus on my education and someday become a lawyer or doctor or practice another profession that he believed would give me a secure financial future.”
He added that at a point in time, his headteacher had to step in to plead with his father to allow him to play a school tournament of which they later won.
“My headteacher at the time had to come to my house to beg my father before he reluctantly agreed to let me go,” Appiah revealed.
“…we were victorious in that tournament but I knew not to attempt having a conversation with my father about what happened there. So I kept that story to myself.”
Currently, Kwesi Appiah is promoting his book as he awaits a good deal from any football team.