Seth Nana Twumasi

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Seth Nana Twumasi
Seth Nana Twumasi 2014.jpg
Twumasi in 2014
Personal information
Full name Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi
Date of birth (1990-05-15) 15 May 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Yeovil Town
Number 15
Youth career
2000-2001 Old Isleworthians
2001–2009 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Chelsea 0 (0)
2009–2010 Dagenham & Redbridge (loan) 8 (2)
2010–2011 Peterborough United 11 (0)
2011 Northampton Town (loan) 11 (0)
2011–2013 Northampton Town 5 (0)
2013– Yeovil Town 12 (0)
National team
2005–2006 England U16 5 (0)
2006–2007 England U17 15 (0)
2007 England U18 1 (0)
2009 England U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:19, 20 December 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:50, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi (born 15 May 1990) is a professional footballer who plays for Yeovil Town as a defender.

Early life[edit]

Twumasi was born in Accra, Ghana and moved to England at the age of nine.[1][2] He grew up on the same housing estate in west London as Carlton Cole.[1]

Club career[edit]


Twumasi started his career as a Chelsea Youth Team player, eventually becoming captain.[1] Twumasi signed his first professional contract with Chelsea in 2007.

It was announced on 13 November 2009, that Twumasi had joined League Two club Dagenham & Redbridge on a one-month loan deal.[3] He made his Football League debut on 14 November for Dagenham & Redbridge in their 1–0 away victory against Accrington Stanley.[4] His loan was extended on 17 December, until 9 January 2010.[5]

Peterborough United[edit]

Twumasi signed for League One club Peterborough United on a three-year contract on 1 July 2010. He signed from Chelsea on a free transfer.[6]

Northampton Town[edit]

Since signing for the team he was a regular member of the first team squad but at the beginning of 2011–12 season he ruptured a cruciate knee ligament in a 3–0 win against AFC Wimbledon and subsequently missed the rest of the season. He has since undergone knee reconstruction surgery. Twumasi was released at the end of the 2012–13 season by Northampton.[7]

Yeovil Town[edit]

On 30 July 2013, Twumasi signed for Football League Championship side Yeovil Town.[8]

International career[edit]

Despite being born in Ghana, Twumasi represented England at under-16, under-17, under-18 and under-20 levels.[1][2][3] Before England under-20s faced Ghana under-20s Twumasi stated he has no doubts over his allegiance and said; "The game will be emotional, but I’m English now and that's who I want to play for, so there will be no love lost between us."[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Nana Ofori-Twumasi". Chelsea FC. Retrieved 16 November 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c Veevers, Nicholas (28 September 2009). "No split loyalties". Football Association. Retrieved 16 November 2009. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Dagenham snap up Chelsea defender". BBC Sport. 13 November 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2009. 
  4. ^ "Accrington 0–1 Dag & Red". BBC Sport. 14 November 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "Seth loan extended". Dagenham & Redbridge FC. 17 December 2009. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  6. ^ "Peterborough United sign Premier League youngsters". BBC Sport. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  7. ^ "Adebayo Akinfenwa released by Northampton Town". BBC Sport. 21 May 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Three sign short term deals". Yeovil Town F.C. 30 July 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2013. 

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