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Stephen Appiah Details How He Used To Hustle With Ex-Hearts Of Oak Star Edmund Copson



Ex-black stars captain, Stephen Appiah has disclosed how he used to trek with friends from Chorkor to Santa Maria to crack stones in order to fetch money for their upkeep.

According to the former Fenerbaçhe attacker, he experienced a tough life while growing up and had to depend on friends and other benevolent people for survival.

Born and bread in Accra and Chorkor, Appiah had to began his football career in the Ghana Premier League playing for league giants Accra Hearts of Oak in 1995.

In 1996, when he hit his 15 year, he had trials with the Galatasaray youth club but wasn’t officially signed so he decided to return to Accra Hearts of Oak.

Speaking in a recent interview with Joy Sports, the former Black Stars midfielder said he had to borrow clothes from his friends so he can also hang out with his friends.

He mentioned that his friend, Edmund Copson brought up the idea of selling cracked stones so they could make ends meet.

According to Appiah, he was compelled to quit carrying the cracked stones after doing the routine of carrying a pack of stones for a while.

Narrating his experience, he stated that, out of frustration, he told the manager who tasked them with the job he couldn’t continue with what they were doing anymore and left without taking any money for the stones he had carried before leaving.

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