Kolja Afriyie (born 6 April 1982) is a German professional football defender (full back) who currently plays in Denmark for FC Midtjylland in the Danish Superliga. He holds both a Ghanaian passport and a German passport.
Afriyie was born in Flensburg and played in his youth years for DGF Flensborg, a club in the Danish minority in Schleswig-Holstein. In 2000, he was scouted by Hamburger SV for their reserve team. In 2001, he moved to Denmark, signing a contract with AC Horsens, and he played for the club for four years. In the summer of 2004, Afriyie moved to Esbjerg fB. His greatest games in his Esbjerg career were Intertoto Cup matches against FC Schalke 04. In 2006, he moved to Superliga rivals FC Midtjylland in Herning. On 28 October 2008, he signed a new contract keeping him at FC Midtjylland until 30 June 2011. On 22 June 2010, he left Danish Superliga side FC Midtjylland and returned to Germany to sign with FC Energie Cottbus.
His father comes from Ghana, his mother is German, he is the brother of Kwaku Afriyie.