Crystal Palace striker Kwesi Appiah wishes Reading and Palace players luck in CONCACAF Gold Cup final

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The Ghanaian took to Twitter to wish his pals Garath McCleary, Michael Hector and Adrian Mariappa all the best this evening.

This evening will see Jamaica take on Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final in USA. The Reggae Boyz are surprise finalists after beating the USA in the semi-finals hand have plenty of English interest in the final.

One team especially interested in the game will be Championship side Reading. They have the likes of Garath McCleary and Michael Hector in action. Former Reading player Adrian Mariappa, now at Crystal Palace will also be in action in the game.

One man who has been wishing them all the best is Palace striker Kwesi Appiah.

The Ghanaian forward, who played at the African Cup of Nations earlier in the year, spent time on loan at Reading last season and is clearly hopeful of his friends doing what the Black Stars could not do in their continental final against Ivory Coast – and be crowned kings of the area.

He sent this Tweet earlier today:

Appiah is wishing the best for his former and current team-mates this evening but will also be hoping to be on form next term with Palace.

He scored plenty of goals during a loan spell at Cambridge United and was given a new deal by Palace for his efforts.

He will be hoping for some first-team football next term.

But tonight, he will be tuning in hoping to see his friends be crowned champions of CONCACAF.

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