David Addy

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David Addy
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Personal information
Full name David Nii Addy
Date of birth (1990-02-21) 21 February 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Prampram, Greater Accra, Ghana
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Vitória S.C
Number 30
Youth career
S.C. Adelaide
Inter Allies FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Inter Allies FC
2005–2007 All Stars FC (loan)
2008–2010 Randers FC 24 (0)
2010–2012 FC Porto 1 (0)
2010–2011 Académica de Coimbra (loan) 20 (2)
2011–2012 Panetolikos (loan) 25 (1)
2012– Vitória S.C 55 (2)
National team
2008 Ghana U-20 14 (0)
2008– Ghana Ghana 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 April 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2012

David Nii Addy (born 21 February 1990 in Prampram) is a Ghanaian international footballer, who plays for Primeira Liga club Vitória Guimarães and the Ghana national team.

Club career[edit]

Randers[edit]

In Summer 2008, Addy made his first international move to Europe, from a Ghanaian Club – International Allies FC being signed by Danish SAS Ligaen club Randers FC. At Randers FC,Addy made his debut on 19 October against Vejle gaining 7 minutes.[1]

In the following season, Addy was part of the Randers FC squad that went to compete in the UEFA Europa League.He also made his debut in the UEFA Europa League, in the first qualifying round against Linfield FC from Northern Ireland on 2 July 2009.[2]

Porto[edit]

On 1 February 2010 the Ghanaian U-20 champion joined Portuguese top club FC Porto from SAS Ligaen side Randers FC for €800,000, signing a three ½ year contract.[3][4]

The young Ghanaian U-20 made his debut for FC Porto on 14 April 2010 in a 4–0 Victory against Rio Ave FC.

Académica de Coimbra[edit]

In July 2010, he joined Académica de Coimbra on a season-long loan from Portuguese giants FC Porto.

Panetolikos[edit]

On 31 August 2011, he joined a newly promoted Greek Superleague side Panetolikos F.C. on a season-long loan from FC Porto.

Vitoria S.C[edit]

On 30 September 2012, Addy signed a two year deal for Vitoria S.C..[5] In May 2013 Addy helped Vitoria S.C. win the 2012/13 Taca de Portugal[6] and qualified for the 2013/14 UEFA Europa League. Addy had 4 successful UEFA Europa League appearances against Real Betis, Olympic Lyon and Rijeka. Vitoria S.C finished third in Group I and made an early exit from the competition.

International career[edit]

Ghana U-20[edit]

Addy earned his first Black Satellites call-up after an impressive performance with the Local Black Stars in 2008, making his debut in January 2008 in a match against Angola. In 2009 Addy was part of the squad that won the 2009 African Youth Championship. His success continued in October 2009 as he also took part in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Egypt which the team went on to win, making them the first African Nation to have ever won the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Ghana[edit]

He was called up for the Black Stars for the game versus Lesotho on 8 June 2008.[7] His second game was on 2 November 2008 Vs. Niger national football team.[8] Addy has recently been called up to play for the Ghanaian Senior National Football team, he is playing for his country. Also, he was selected for the recent match against South Africa, where he played almost the whole game, but was taken off in the 84th minute.

Personal life[edit]

In summer 2010,Addy got engaged to German-Ghanaian Economics graduate Dyen Gabriel. The couple first met in 2008 through a mutual friend. In June 2013, Addy married his fiancée Dyen Gabriel in a private ceremony in Accra.[9] In May 2014 Addy and his wife celebrated the birth of their first child. The couple welcomed a bouncing baby girl in their lives born in Reading,Berkshire.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played on 22 April 2012.[10]
Club Season Ghana
Division 1
Ghanaian
FA Cup
CAF
Champions League
Ghana
Super Cup
CAF
Confederation Cup
Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals A yellow card A red card
Flag of Ghana.svg Inter Allies 2005–2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007–2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Club Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals A yellow card A red card
Flag of Ghana.svg All Stars FC 2005–2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006–2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Club Season Danish
Superliga
Danish
Cup
UEFA
Champions League
UEFA
Europa League
Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals A yellow card A red card
Flag of Denmark.svg Randers FC 2008–2009 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009–2010 12 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 20 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 23 0 2 0
Club Season Portuguesa
Primeira Liga
Taça
de Portugal
UEFA
Champions League
Portuguese
Super Cup
UEFA
Europa League
Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals A yellow card A red card
Flag of Portugal.svg FC Porto 2009–2010 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2010–2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Club Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals A yellow card A red card
Flag of Portugal.svg Académica 2010–2011 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 16 2 3 3
Total 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 16 2 3 3
Club Season Greece
Superleague
Greek
Cup
UEFA
Champions League
Greek
Super Cup
UEFA
Europa League
Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals A yellow card A red card
Flag of Greece.svg Panetolikos 2011–2012 25 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 1 8 1
Total 25 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 1 8 1
1Includes other competitive competitions, including the Taça da Liga: 2010 and 2011.

International[edit]

As of 7 March 2013[11]
Ghana national team
Year Apps Goals
2008 5 0
2009 1 0
2010 5 0
2011 4 0
2012 2 0
2013 3 0
2014 1 0
Total 21 0

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

Ghana Premier League Young Defender of the year 2008

Club[edit]

FC Porto

Taca de Portugal Cup winners with FC Porto

Vitória Guimarães

Country[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]