Daniel Nii Adjei

Daniel Nii Adjei (born 17 June 1988) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Elmina Sharks FC.[1][2] He is a former player of TP Mazembe, Wydad Athletic Club and Asante Kotoko S.C. and Kumasi King Faisal.[3][4][5][6]

Daniel Nii Adjei
Personal information
Full name Daniel Nii Adjei
Date of birth (1988-06-17) 17 June 1988 (age 33)
Place of birth Kumasi, Ghana
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Elmina Sharks
Number 6
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Norchip Sepe (–)
2007–2012 Asante Kotoko (–)
2012–2017 TP Mazembe 165 (25)
2018 Wydad Athletic Club 1 (0)
2018–2019 Asante Kotoko 0 (0)
2020 King Faisal 7 (0)
2020– Elmina Sharks 17 (0)
National team
2012–2015 Ghana 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Club careerEdit

Asante KotokoEdit

Between 2007 and 2012, Adjei played for Kumasi-based club Asante Kotoko. He rose become the captain of the side before departing in November 2012.[7][8]

TP MazembeEdit

Adjei played for TP Mazembe from November 2012 to 2017.[7][9] He was a member of the team that participated in the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup after TP Mazembe had been crowned champions of Africa after winning the CAF Champions League in 2015.[10][11] During this competition organized in Japan, he played in the match against Club América which ended in a 2–1 win. After playing for the Kinshasa club for 5 seasons, he left the club in December 2017, after his contract with the club expired.[12]

Elmina SharksEdit

In October 2020, Adjei signed for Ghana premier league team Elmina Sharks for a one-year contract ahead of the 2020–21 season.[2][13]

International careerEdit

Adjei has received two caps for the Ghana national football team, the Black Stars.

He played his first match on 13 October 2012, against Malawi, during the CAN 2013 qualifiers which ended in a 0–1 victory for Ghana. He played his second match on 1 September 2015 in a friendly match against Congo which also ended in a 2–1 victory.[14]

HonoursEdit

Asante Kotoko

TP Mazembe[16]

Wydad Athletic Club[16]

Individual

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "The ultimate 18-team Ghana Premier League season guide 2020/21 - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 11 February 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Elmina Sharks FC announce signing of experienced midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei". GhanaSoccernet. 30 October 2020. Retrieved 11 February 2021.
  3. ^ "BREAKING: King Faisal part ways with Daniel Nii Adjei". Footballghana. Retrieved 11 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Veteran Midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei Confirms Parting Ways With King Faisal". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 11 February 2021.
  5. ^ "I was playing for King Faisal for free – Daniel Nii Adjei". www.ghanaweb.com. 13 March 2020. Retrieved 11 February 2021.
  6. ^ Okine, Sammy Heywood (27 April 2018). "Daniel Nii Adjei Happy For SWAG Footballer of the Year Nomination". News Ghana. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  7. ^ a b "TP Mazembe demand Daniel Nii Adjei's International Transfer Certificate | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  8. ^ "TP Mazembe's mega rich deal for Nii Adjei". GhanaWeb. 10 October 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  9. ^ "Ghanaian midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei leaves TP Mazembe". GhanaSoccernet. 5 December 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  10. ^ "FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015, List of Players, Official" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 December 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  11. ^ Daniel Nii AdjeiFIFA competition record (archived)
  12. ^ "Daniel Nii Adjei Quits TP Mazembe". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  13. ^ Asare, Nana (30 October 2020). "Daniel Nii Adjei joins Elmina Sharks". Football Made in Ghana. Retrieved 12 February 2021.
  14. ^ 49038 at National-Football-Teams.com
  15. ^ "NC Special: Kotoko beat Karela on penalties to win Tier 1 Competition". Citinewsroom - Comprehensive News in Ghana. 23 June 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  16. ^ a b "Ghana - D. Adjei Nii - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  17. ^ "Daniel Nii Adjei wins Player of the Season Award". GhanaWeb. 17 June 2012. Archived from the original on 18 June 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2021.
  18. ^ Association, Ghana Football. "Nii Adjei beats Baffour to best player gong". www.ghanafa.org. Retrieved 8 July 2021.

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