Patrick Twumasi

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Patrick Twumasi
Personal information
Full name Patrick Twumasi
Date of birth (1994-05-09) May 9, 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Obuasi, Ghana
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Astana
Number 23
Youth career
Red Bull Ghana
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Spartaks Jūrmala 31 (16)
2013 Astana (loan) 11 (6)
2014 Amkar Perm (loan) 6 (3)
2014 Astana (loan) 11 (10)
2015- Astana 4 (2)
National team
2012-2014 Ghana U-20 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 March 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 February 2015

Patrick Twumasi (born May 9, 1994 in Obuasi) is a Ghanaian professional football player who currently plays for FC Astana in the Kazakhstan Premier League.

Club career[edit]

Petrick Twumasi joined the Latvian Higher League club Spartaks Jūrmala from Red Bull Ghana prior to the 2012 Latvian Higher League season. Soon he established himself as a first eleven player, scoring 10 goals in 22 league appearances and becoming the team's top scorer and divided 7th top scorer of the championship. In the beginning of the 2013 season Twumasi scored 6 goals in the first 9 matches and was named Latvian Higher League player of the month in May 2013.[1]

In July 2013 Twumasi joined the Kazakhstan Premier League club FC Astana on loan from Spartaks Jūrmala.[2] He scored 6 goals in 11 matches during the loan spell and later returned to Spartaks Jūrmala.

Prior to the 2014 season Twumasi was given out on loan to the Russian Premier League club Amkar Perm. He made his debut in the Russian Premier League on March 10, 2014 in a game against Volga Nizhny Novgorod.[3]

On 9 July 2014 Twumasi rejoined FC Astana on loan for the rest of the 2014 season.[4] Scoring 10 goals in 11 matches he became the club's top scorer and helped Astana win the league. Twumasi's performance attracted attention from other European clubs in late 2014, however, at the start of 2015 the player himself confirmed Astana stay, wishing to participate in the UEFA Champions League.[5]

International career[edit]

Twumasi was a member of Ghana national under-20 football team, but has not received a senior international call-up yet. He is currently in the books with Ghana national under-23 football team.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 23 March 2015[6]
Season Club Div League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2012 Spartaks Jūrmala Latvian Higher League 22 10 0 0 - - 22 10
2013 9 6 1 0 - - 10 6
2013 Astana (loan) Kazakhstan Premier League 11 6 0 0 - - 11 6
2013–14 Amkar Perm (loan) Russian Premier League 6 0 0 0 - - 6 0
2014 Astana (loan) Kazakhstan Premier League 11 10 1 0 5 0 - 17 10
2015 Astana 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 2
Total Latvia 31 16 1 0 - - 32 16
Kazakhstan 26 18 1 0 5 0 1 0 33 18
Russia 6 0 0 0 - - 6 0
Career total 63 34 2 0 5 0 1 0 71 34

Honours[edit]

Astana

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maija labākais spēlētājs Virslīgā - Tvumasi". sportacentrs.com (in Latvian). 5 June 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Ghanaian youngster Patrick Twumasi joins Kazakh side FK Astana on loan". http://ghanasoccernet.com. Ghanasoccernet. 21 July 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Match Report". Russian Premier League. 10 March 2014. 
  4. ^ ПАТРИК ТВУМАСИ ВЕРНУЛСЯ В «АСТАНУ». http://fca.kz (in Russian). FC Astana. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Patrick Twumasi: Ghanaian youth forward confirms Astana stay". http://ghanasoccernet.com. Ghanasoccernet. 1 January 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "P. Twumasi". uk.soccerway.com. Soccerway.com. Retrieved 9 September 2014.