Kenny Achampong

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Kenny Achampong
Personal information
Date of birth (1966-06-26) 26 June 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth Kilburn, London, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Winger
Youth career
Fulham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1989 Fulham 81 (15)
1989–1990 Charlton Athletic 10 (0)
1990–1993 Leyton Orient 83 (7)
Total 174 (22)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kenneth Achampong is an English former professional footballer who played as a winger. Achampong played for three teams in the Football League between 1984 and 1993, scoring 22 goals in 174 games.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Kilburn, London, Achampong is of Ghanaian descent.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Achampong began his career with Fulham, and scored on his debut for the team.[1] Between 1984 and 1989, Achampong scored 15 goals in 81 League games for Fulham.[2] Achampong then played for Charlton Athletic between 1989 and 1990, playing in 10 League games.[3] Achampong's next club was Leyton Orient, where he scored 7 goals in 83 League games between 1990 and 1993.[4]

International career[edit]

Achampong earned a call up to the Ghanaian national side in 1993, but didn't make an international appearance.[5]

Later life[edit]

After being released from his contract with Leyton Orient in the summer of 1993, Achampong moved to Ghana.[5] After a brief spell living in France, which included a spell training with Olympique de Marseille,[5] Achampong moved to Germany in 1998.[5] As of 2001, he was living in North London.[5]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cult Heroes". Fulham F.C. official website. 27 March 2007. Archived from the original on 8 June 2011. Retrieved 4 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "FULHAM : 1946/47 – 2008/09". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 12 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "CHARLTON ATHLETIC – 1946/47 – 2008/09". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Archived from the original on 18 December 2010. Retrieved 12 November 2009. 
  4. ^ "LEYTON ORIENT : 1946/47 – 2008/09". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 12 November 2009. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "Kenny Achampong". When Saturday Comes. January 2002. Retrieved 4 December 2013.