Laryea Kingston habors dreams of winning the World Cup with the national team

Former Black Stars winger Laryea Kingston has reiterated his desire to lead the senior national team to glory in the FIFA World Cup in future.

Larye, 37, says he has dreams of winning the world cup with the nation following his failure to make it to the mundial after playing a key role in Ghana’s maiden appearance at the global showpiece.

Now Coach of Al Rayan International School, the former Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder who led the private international school to success at the Private schools gala held over the weekend believes in a gradual process that will see him become a great coach for the nation.

“In my coaching career, I want to graduate like the way I graduated through the various national teams,” Kingston told reporters at the Private Schools Football Gala at the Lizzy Sports Complex.

“In my playing days, I played for the national under-15, 17, 20, the Olympic team and then the Black Stars.”

“So that’s the same way I want to graduate through the ranks.”

“In the next two years, I see myself coaching one of the top four clubs in the country and then one of the national teams,” the 37-year-old said.

Despite his exploits as a footballer, the winger regrets the failure to appear at the World Cup for Ghana in 2006. Laryea was suspended for a number of games at the Africa Cup of nation following an altercation with Senegalese defender Habib Beye.

The 37 year old was red carded and his dismissal meant he was going to miss the group stages of the 2006 World. However, Kingston wants takes inspiration from the disappointment and wants to win the World Cup.

“I did a lot for the Black Stars, worked very hard for the team but I did not go to the World Cup, but I have the confidence that one day, I will win the World Cup for this country.

“I keep saying it that I will win it for Ghana and I believe I will do it one day.”

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