Isaac Cofie

Isaac Cofie (born 20 September 1991)[2] is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Sivasspor.

Isaac Cofie
Isaac Cofie.jpg
Cofie, playing for Sporting Gijón
Personal information
Full name Isaac Cofie
Date of birth (1991-09-20) 20 September 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sivasspor
Number 5
Youth career
2008–2010 Genoa[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Genoa 1 (0)
2010–2011Torino (loan) 1 (0)
2011Piacenza (loan) 21 (1)
2011–2012Sassuolo (loan) 36 (1)
2012–2013 Chievo 27 (2)
2013–2018 Genoa 27 (1)
2014–2015Chievo (loan) 18 (0)
2015–2016Carpi (loan) 29 (0)
2018–2019 Sporting Gijón 25 (1)
2019– Sivasspor 9 (0)
National team
2012– Ghana 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:05, 10 December 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 September 2012

Club careerEdit

GenoaEdit

Cofie made his Serie A debut for Genoa C.F.C. on 2 May 2010, when he came on as a substitute in the 64th minute for Alberto Zapater in a game against A.S. Bari.[3]

Torino (loan)Edit

Cofie joined Torino on loan in the 2010–11 Serie B season.[4]

Piacenza (loan)Edit

On 4 January 2011, Cofie's loan to Torino from Genoa CFC was pre-matured. Cofie played for Piacenza until the end of the 2010–11 Serie B season.

Sassuolo (loan)Edit

Cofie then joined Sassuolo on loan for the 2011–12 Serie B season, where he helped Sassuolo to reach the 2011–12 Serie B promotion play-offs, but they lost 3–2 on aggregate to UC Sampdoria over a two-legged tie.

ChievoEdit

In July 2012, Cofie signed a contract with Serie A club Chievo Verona in co-ownership deal, for €1.5 million transfer fee.[5][6] On 6 January 2013, he scored his first goal for Chievo against Atalanta (Serie A round 19). in June 2013 Genoa bought back Cofie for €5 million,[5] in cash plus player deal (€1.5M cash plus Dejan Lazarević)[7][8]

Return to GenoaEdit

Cofie played 17 games in 2013–14 Serie A season for Genoa.

Return to CheivoEdit

On 28 August 2014, Cofie was signed by A.C. Chievo Verona in a temporary deal.[9]

Sporting GijónEdit

On 7 August 2018, Cofie moved to Spain for signing a two-year contract with Segunda División team Sporting de Gijón.[10] At the end of his first season, he was transferred to Turkish side Sivasspor.[11]

International careerEdit

Cofie made his debut with the Ghana national team on 8 September 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ROSA UFFICIALE PRIMAVERA 2008/09" (PDF) (in Italian). Genoa C.F.C. 19 September 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2009. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  2. ^ http://genoacfc.it/giocatore/isaac-cofie/
  3. ^ Game report by ESPN
  4. ^ "Risolto il prestito di Cofie". Torino FC (in Italian). 4 January 2011. Archived from the original on 11 January 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  5. ^ a b AC ChievoVerona Srl bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2013 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  6. ^ "Acerbi to Genoa, Cofie to Chievo". A.C. Chievo Verona. 9 July 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  7. ^ Genoa CFC SpA bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 31 December 2013 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  8. ^ "Cofie to Genoa, Lazarević to Chievo". A.C. Chievo Verona. 20 June 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Official: Cofie Gialloblù again". A.C. Chievo Verona. 28 August 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  10. ^ "Isaac Cofie, nuevo refuerzo" (in Spanish). Sporting Gijón. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  11. ^ "Cofie, traspasado al Sivasspor" (in Spanish). Sporting de Gijón. 17 July 2019.

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