Marcel Appiah

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Marcel Appiah
Personal information
Full name Marcel Appiah
Date of birth (1988-03-26) 26 March 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Schwelm, West Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Full back, Centre back
Club information
Current team
NEC
Number 2
Youth career
1994–1999 TuS Ennepetal
1999–2004 FC Schalke 04
2004 TSG Sprockhövel
2005 VfL Bochum
2005–2007 SG Wattenscheid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 TSG Sprockhövel 19 (1)
2008–2011 Arminia Bielefeld II 64 (1)
2010–2014 Arminia Bielefeld 106 (5)
2014– NEC 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 July 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Marcel Appiah (born 26 March 1988 in Schwelm) is a German professional footballer, who currently plays for NEC in the Dutch Eerste Divisie.[1]

Early life[edit]

Appiah was born to an Ghanaian father and an Italian mother in Schwelm, but grew up in Ennepetal.

Career[edit]

Appiah played in the youth for TuS Ennepetal, FC Schalke 04, TSG Sprockhövel, VfL Bochum and SG Wattenscheid.[2] He made his professional debut in the 2. Bundesliga on 24 April 2010 against 1. FC Kaiserslautern.[3]

Personal life[edit]

His uncle is the former Italian footballer and current German SPD Politician Giuseppe Bianco.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marcel Appiah" (in German). DSC Arminia Bielefeld. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Münch, Achim (29 May 2008). "Marcel Appiah wechselt nach Bielefeld" (in German). derwesten.de. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Ex-TSG-Spieler Marcel Appiah feiert Zweitliga-Debüt" (in German). tsg-fans.de. 21 April 2010. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  4. ^ Lützenberger, Heinz-G. (24 April 2010). "Fußball: Ennepetaler Marcel Appiah mit Profi-Premiere" (in German). derwesten.de. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 

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