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Stephen Appiah recount his feelings for not taking the penalty against Uruguay in South Africa 2010 World cup

Previous Ghana skipper, Stephen Appiah has uncovered that no player in the Black Stars might at any point provoke his choice to take a penalty during his experience with the public group.

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Appiah captained the Black Stars from 2003 to 2010 and was a boss for the public group.

In 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Ghana experienced an excruciating quarterfinal exit in the wake of losing on punishments to Uruguay.

Ghana might have won in additional time yet for a late punishment miss by forward Asamoah Gyan, an occurrence which goes down as one of the harsh losses for the Black Stars.

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Gyan, 33, who was Ghana’s lead scorer at the Mundial was accounted for to have conflicted with Stephen Appiah’s choice to take the punishment against Uruguay after the last option had made his goal to influence the kick.

As opposed to the reports, the previous Fenerbahçe and Udinese star who qualified the country to it first World Cup appearance in Germany has denied the said reports demanding his partners could generally not at any point challenge his choice to take a punishment during games.

“No player in the Black Stars could take the ball from me when I had settled on a choice to take a penalty, there was positively no player, never!.

“Everyone will stand to the side when I went with a choice to take a penalty,” he told GTV.

Appiah covered multiple times for the country

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