Kofi Nti Boakye

Kofi Nti Boakye (born 5 April 1987) is a Ghanaian football player who plays as a striker or attacking midfielder.[1][2][3]

Kofi Nti
Personal information
Full name Kofi Nti Boakye
Date of birth (1987-04-05) 5 April 1987 (age 35)
Place of birth Ghana
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Position(s) Striker, Attacking midfielder
Youth career
Ghana Academicals
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Corners Babies F.C.
2005–2006 Ghana Academicals
2006–2008 Liberty Professionals FC
2008–2010 Heart of Lions
2011–2013 Asante Kotoko FC
2013–2014 Al Ahli
2014–2015 Misr Lel-Makkasa
2015–2016 Ifeanyi Ubah FC
2016 Ijtimaai FC
2016–2018 Heart of Lions
2018–2019 Al-Qaisumah
National team
2009 Ghana 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

CareerEdit

Early careerEdit

Former member of Ghana Academicals, he scored 8 goals in 15 League matches 2005 and was member of the Ghana Premier League All Star team 2007.[4] Boakye began his career with Corners Babies in 2003. He later went on to join Ghanaian Premier League club Liberty Professionals FC[5] aiding the club in taking the WAFU Cup and President Cup.[6]

Heart of LionsEdit

In 2008, Boakye joined Ghanaian Premier League club Heart of Lions playing for two seasons.[7][8] He also assisted the club in qualifying for the African Confederation Cup.

Asante KotokoEdit

Boakye later signed with Ghanaian Premier League club Asante Kotoko.[9][5] He played for two seasons with the premier club and later became the Captain of the team. They went on to take the MTN FA Cup and qualified in the African Confederation Cup.[10][11][12][13][14]

Al Ahli SCEdit

In 2013, Boakye signed with Libyan side Al Ahli SC,[15] He also played for Egyptian side Misr Lel Makkasa for another season before going on to play for Ifeanyi Ubah FC in 2015.[16][13]

Shabab AlEdit

In September 2017, Boakye Lebanese Premier League side Al Shabab.[7]

International careerEdit

Boakye's first call up for the Ghana national football team was for a friendly match against Argentina national football team in September 2009.[17] On 30 September 2009, during the friendly match, he started the match and played 57th minutes to mark his international debut.[18][19]

Personal lifeEdit

He is the brother of Isaac Boakye, the German-based player.[7]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Asante Kotoko

Al Ahli

Ifeanyi Ubah

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SuperSport United Are Taking A Look At Kofi Nti Boakye". Soccer Laduma. 2018-01-26. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  2. ^ "Kofi Nti Boakye named player of the month in Lebanon Premier League". GhanaSoccernet. 2017-03-16. Retrieved 2021-05-22.
  3. ^ "Former Kotoko striker Kofi Nti Boakye nets winner for Lebanese side Ijtimaai FC". GhanaSoccernet. 2016-09-09. Retrieved 2021-05-22.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-06-29. Retrieved 2007-06-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ a b "Former Kotoko striker Kofi Nti Boakye nets winner for Lebanese side Ijtimaai FC". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  6. ^ Abayateye, Felix (2005-10-14). Graphic Sports: Issue 2343 October 14-17 2005. Graphic Communications Group.
  7. ^ a b c "Ex-Kotoko forward Kofi Nti Boakye signs for Lebanese Premier League side Al Shabab". Ghana Sports Online. 2017-09-14. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  8. ^ "Find out players who have scored hat-trick against Hearts". Pulse Ghana. 2016-08-30. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  9. ^ "COVID-19: Ex-Kotoko forward Kofi Nti shares experience on being quarantined for two weeks". GhanaSoccernet. 2020-06-19. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  10. ^ "Kotoko striker Nti Boakye fit to face Medeama | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  11. ^ "Nti Boakye fit for Cup final". supersport.com. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  12. ^ Association, Ghana Football. "Nti Boakye seals Kotoko's FA Cup last 16 place". www.ghanafa.org. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  13. ^ a b c d e Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Kofi Nti Boakye". www.national-football-teams.com. Retrieved 2021-05-14.
  14. ^ "Kotoko beat Amidaus to set up Medeama FA Cup final as Hearts lose | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  15. ^ "Kofi Nti Boakye decides to offer Asante Kotoko $75,000 gift | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  16. ^ "Kofi Nti Boakye lands deal in Nigeria". Graphic Online. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  17. ^ Association, Ghana Football. "Black Stars away in Argentina". www.ghanafa.org. Retrieved 2021-07-13.
  18. ^ Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Argentina vs. Ghana (2:0)". www.national-football-teams.com. Retrieved 2021-07-13.
  19. ^ "Ghana Suffer Argentina Defeat". Peace FM Online. Peace FM. 1 October 2009. Retrieved 13 July 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

External linksEdit