Cliff Akurang

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Cliff Akurang
Personal information
Full name Clifford Akurang
Date of birth (1981-02-27) 27 February 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Ghana
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Bishop's Stortford
Youth career
Chelsea
Luton Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 Chesham United 2 (1)
2000–2001 Hitchin Town 25 (7)
2001–2005 Thurrock 104 (38)
2005–2006 Heybridge Swifts 16 (24)
2005–2006 Dagenham & Redbridge (loan) 3 (1)
2006–2007 Dagenham & Redbridge 42 (7)
2007 Thurrock (loan) 17 (10)
2007–2008 Histon 19 (10)
2008–2010 Barnet 45 (10)
2009 Weymouth (loan) 8 (2)
2009–2010 Rushden & Diamonds (loan) 33 (3)
2010 Thurrock 12 (7)
2010–2011 Maidenhead United 12 (3)
2011 Braintree Town 14 (7)
2011–2012 Chelmsford City 33 (10)
2012 Bishop's Stortford 2 (1)
2012–2013 Boreham Wood 24 (3)
2013 Canvey Island (dual registration) 2 (0)
2013– Bishop's Stortford 15 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:19, 19 January 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Cliff Akurang (born 27 February 1981) is an English footballer, born to Ghanaian parents. He is currently playing for Bishop's Stortford.

After prolific spells at Heybridge Swifts and Thurrock, he joined Dagenham & Redbridge and then Histon. He found his form during at Bridge Road scoring several goals in the first half of the 2007–08 season – including a hat-trick against Torquay United. His performances attracted the attention of Barnet, who signed him in January 2008. However, he struggled for form at Underhill and in March 2009 he joined Weymouth on loan. In the summer of 2009, he joined Rushden & Diamonds on a season long loan. Akurang was released by Barnet at the end of the 2009–10 season and rejoined Thurrock on a one-year contract leaving on 1 November 2010. He moved on to Maidenhead in November 2010 and Braintree Town on his thirtieth birthday on 27 February 2011.

In July 2011 he joined Chelmsford City.[1]

Honours[edit]

Dagenham & Redbridge

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chelmsford City sign Cliff Akurang and Kenny Clark". BBC Sport. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2011. 

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