Robin Quaison

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Robin Quaison
Robin Quaison (2014).jpg
Personal information
Full name Robin Kwamina Quaison
Date of birth (1993-10-09) 9 October 1993 (age 20)
Place of birth Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre Midfielder / Left Winger
Club information
Current team
Palermo
Number 21
Youth career
AIK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Väsby United 19 (8)
2012–2014 AIK 51 (7)
2014– Palermo 0 (0)
National team
2012 Sweden U19 2 (0)
2012– Sweden U21 11 (0)
2013– Sweden 4 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 July 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 March 2014

Robin Kwamina Quaison (born 9 October 1993) is a Swedish footballer of Ghanaian and Swedish descent[1] who plays for Palermo as a midfielder.[2] He is a Swedish international.

Career[edit]

Quaison started his professional career in 2011, when he played for Väsby United.

AIK[edit]

He joined AIK in 1997. He made his first match for AIK on 1 April 2012, as a substitute in a 0-0 draw against Mjallby. He scored his first goal on 20 May the same year, in a 5-2 victory against IFK Norrköping. His second goal came in the 3-1 win against Hacken on 8 July 2012.

He made his debut in the Europa League in the 4-0 loss against Napoli on 20 September 2012. Playing a further 5 times in the Europa League cup run. He received the first red card of his career against Halmstads BK in a 3-3 draw. Making 28 appearances in all competitions during his second season.

On 6 August 2013, Quaison scored a long distance goal against Manchester United in a 1-1 draw during a pre-season friendly.[3]

Palermo[edit]

In July 2014 he moved to the Serie A club Palermo. The footballer had interest from many teams, including Leeds, QPR, Ajax and Hellas Verona.[4]

International career[edit]

On 23 January 2013 Quaison made his debut for the Swedish national football team, against North Korea in the 2013 King's Cup. Three days later he scored his first goal for Sweden in a 3-0 victory against Finland in the final of the tournament.

Career statistics[edit]

Season Club Division League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2011 Väsby United Division 1 Norra 19 8 19 8
2012 AIK Allsvenskan 18 2 2 0 7 0 27 2
2013 23 4 3 1 26 5
2014 10 1 1 0 11 1
Career Total 70 15 6 1 7 0 83 16

International goal[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 January 2013 700th Anniversary Stadium, Chiang Mai, Thailand  Finland 2–0 3–0 2013 King's Cup
2. 21 January 2014 Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  Iceland 1–0 2-0 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karikari powers AIK Stockholm in Europa League". MTN Football. Retrieved 27 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Quaison och Jobarteh till A-truppen". AIK Fotboll. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "AIK 1 Manchester United 1: match report". The Telegraph. Retrieved August 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Palermo at work on Quaison and Doukara". Tutto Sport. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 

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