Ofosu Appiah[1][2][3][4] (born December 29, 1989 in Accra) is a Ghanaian footballer, who currently plays for Valmiera Glass Via as a defender.

Ofosu Appiah
Personal information
Full name Ofosu Appiah
Date of birth (1989-12-29) 29 December 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Valmieras
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Ashanti Gold
2006–2007 Heart of Lions
2008–2011 Asante Kotoko
2011–2012 Jomo Cosmos 18 (0)
2013–2016 Skonto 39 (3)
2016–2018 Infonet 40 (9)
2018 RFS 2 (0)
2019 Liepāja 1 (0)
2019– Valmieras 12 (1)
National team
2009 Ghana 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 September 2018

CareerEdit

He started his football career at Ajax Football Academy (Kumasi) in Ghana in 2002 as central defender. He played in Ghana national under-17 football team after a call-up in a tournament. He was then promoted to the senior side of Ashanti Gold S.C. and played in 2005–06 Ghana Premier League.

At the end of his first season he got transferred to Accra base team Heart of Lions in 2006–07, and was called to the national U23 team afterwards. He was transferred from Heart of Lions to a major club in Ghana, Asante Kotoko SC for three seasons.[5] He was asked to join Ghana Black Stars for participation during Chan tournament. He moved to South Africa, where he played for Jomo Cosmos for two seasons.

He moved to Latvia thereupon and played for Skonto FC for three seasons.[6][7][8] He played for Estonian side FC Infonet.[9][10][11][12][13]

On 19 June 2019, Appiah joined Valmieras FK.[14]

Career statsEdit

InternationalEdit

In 2009, Ofosu Appiah played for the Black Stars, the Ghana national football team against Argentina in a friendly international match.[15]

Ghana national team
Year Apps Goals
2009 1 0
Total 1 0

Statistics accurate as of match played 30 September 2009.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Michael Ofosu-Appiah scores in Estonian top-flight". www.ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  2. ^ "Igor Rossi double helps Hearts to 4-2 victory over FC Infonet". STV Sport. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  3. ^ "FC Infonet 2, Hearts 4: Jambos storm into next round". The Scotsman. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  4. ^ "Ofosu Appiah - Player Profile - Football". Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  5. ^ KoshTV (2011-01-27), Clips of Asante Kotoko's footballer Ofosu Appiah, retrieved 2016-07-14
  6. ^ "Ofosu Appiah". Latvian Football Federation. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Synottip Upper League - Player Transfers (Winter 2016)". Latvian Football Federation. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  8. ^ Jana Mika (2014-05-07), Ofosu Appiah superb goal. Skonto Riga 6th may 2014, retrieved 2016-07-14
  9. ^ "Local stars to test Argentina - News". Kick Off. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  10. ^ "Players". FC Infonet. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  11. ^ "Ofosu Appiah: I'm treated like a King in Skonto". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  12. ^ "Ofosu Appiah - Player Profile - Football". Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  13. ^ "Puštov and Appiah - best in March". FC Infonet. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  14. ^ Ofosu Appiah at Soccerway
  15. ^ "Argentina's footballer Mauro Boselli (R) vies for the ball with Ghana's Ofosu Appiah". FIFA.com. Retrieved 9 July 2016.

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