Marcel Desailly motivates Stars

MarcelGhana -born French World Cup winner Marcel Desailly paid a surprise visit to the Black Stars training session on Saturday to boost the side ahead of Tuesday’s crucial second-leg of the 2018 World Cup qualifier, reports GHANAsoccernet.

The 47-year-old who was born in Ghana but captained the French national team to World Cup victory in 1998, emerged at the Accra Sports Stadium in the company of unknown friend.

Desailly who spotted an easy going grey shirt over jeans was welcomed by Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi.

He later exchanged pleasantries with the officials present and former Ghana defender Anthony Baffoe who was also present to witness the session.

The former Olympique Marseille, AC Milan and Chelsea star also had the chance to speak to Andre Ayew who was on the sidelines with his left knee strapped in ice.

Desailly, however, did not stay to the end of the session.

The 1998 World Cup winner has a house and other investments including a multipurpose sports complex in Ghana.

He was once in the gunning to become coach of the Stars but pulled out of the race at the last minute.

The Stars resumed training ahead of their return 2018 World Cup qualifying game against Comoros on Saturday evening.

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