Benjamin Acheampong

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Benjamin Acheampong
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-09-15) 15 September 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Asante Kotoko
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Coruxo (–)
2011– Asante Kotoko (–)
National team
2011– Ghana U23 (–)
2012– Ghana 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 June 2012 (UTC)

Benjamin Acheampong (/əˈæmˈpɒŋ/ ə-CHAM-PONG-G) (born 15 September 1990 in Kumasi) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays for Ghana Premier League club Asante Kotoko as a striker and he is also a member of the Ghana national U23 team and Ghana national team.[1][2]

Club career[edit]

Coruxo FC[edit]

Acheampong joined the first team of Spanish club Coruxo FC at the beginning of the 2010–11 season, and played for Coruxo FC until the end of the 2010–11 season.[3][4]

Asante Kotoko[edit]

Acheampong signed for Ghanaian Ghana Premier League club Asante Kotoko from Coruxo FC at the beginning of the 2011–12 season.[3][4] In his first season with Asante Kotoko he has won the 2011–12 Ghana Premier League season.[5][6]

International career[edit]

Ghana national team[edit]

On 16 May 2012, Acheampong was called up to the Ghana squad for two, 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against Lesotho national football team and Zambia national football team.[2]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Asante Kotoko

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asante Kotoko - Squad". Asantekotokosc.com. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Appiah names Black Stars squad". Ghana Football Association. 16 May 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Benjamin Acheampong". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "I Have a lot to offer Kotok – Ben Acheampong". Asantekotokosc.com. 16 March 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Kotoko look up to exciting finish on Coronation Day". Asantekotokosc.com. 21 May 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "We Are Worthy Champions". Asantekotokosc.com. 27 May 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012.