Ben Acheampong

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This article is about the 1965 Africa Cup of Nations winner and 1964 Summer Olympics participant. For the footballer born in 1990, see Benjamin Acheampong.
Ben Acheampong
Personal information
Date of birth (1939-02-02) 2 February 1939 (age 75)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Asante Kotoko
National team
Ghana
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Ben Acheampong (also known as Ben Simmons[2]) is a former Ghanaian international football player.

As a player, he won the 1963[3] and 1965 African Cup of Nations titles with Ghana under the tutelage of Charles Gyamfi. He tied for top-scoring honors in the 1965 competition with three goals.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ben AcheampongFIFA competition record
  2. ^ http://www.footballzz.co.uk/jogador.php?id=315047&epoca_id=94
  3. ^ Courtney, Barrie; Cruickshank, Mark; Knight, Ken; Mazet, François; Morrison, Neil; Veroeveren, Piet; Stokkermans, Karel. "African Nations Cup 1963". RSSSF, 15 August 2013. Retrieved on 18 August 2013.
  4. ^ Courtney, Barrie; Cruickshank, Mark; Jönsson, Mikael; Knight, Ken; Mazet, François; Morrison, Neil; Stokkermans, Karel. "African Nations Cup 1965". RSSSF, 15 August 2013. Retrieved on 18 August 2013.