Samuel Inkoom

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Samuel Inkoom
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Inkoom with Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in 2011
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-06-01) 1 June 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current club Platanias
(on loan from Dnipro)
Number 22
Youth career
1999–2000 Junior Juventus Academy
2000–2007 Windy Professionals Football Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Sekondi Hasaacas
2008–2009 Asante Kotoko
2009–2011 Basel 43 (1)
2011– Dnipro 27 (0)
2013 Bastia (loan) 4 (0)
2014– Platanias (loan) 14 (0)
National team
2009 Ghana U20 6 (0)
2008– Ghana 44 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 June 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 November 2013

Samuel Inkoom (born 1 June 1989) is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays as a defender for Greek club Platanias on loan from Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. Inkoom has represented the Ghana national team since 2008.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Samuel Inkoom playing for FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk.

Inkoom began his career with Sekondi Hasaacas.[1] On 26 April 2009 he moved for an undisclosed fee[2] from Asante Kotoko to FC Basel in the Swiss Super League[3] on a three-year contract.[4] He made his Basel debut in a 2–0 defeat to FC St. Gallen on 12 July 2009, at the AFG Arena.[5] He was a member of their double trophy winning team in 2010.[6][7]

On 23 January 2011 Inkoom moved to FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. On 30 October 2011 in a league game against FC Karpaty Lviv, Inkoom received a yellow card for taking his shirt off while leaving the pitch to be substituted by Yevhen Shakhov. This was Inkoom's second yellow card of the game and he received a red card and Shakhov could not come on.[8] His side were able to hold out for the 2–0 away win though.[9]

In February 2013 Inkoom moved to Bastia for the rest of the 2013-14 season.[10] The following season Inkoom again moved on six-month loan, this time to Platanias in January 2014.[11]

International[edit]

The right defender is a former member of the Black Satellites. He played with the team at 2009 African Youth Championship in Rwanda.[12] The team emerged the winner at that tournament[13] Inkoom played his first game for the senior side, the Black Stars, on 20 November 2008 against Tunisia.[14] He received his first start for Ghana in the World Cup qualifier against Benin on 28 March, which Ghana won 1–0. Inkoom, formerly, was a member of the Black Starlets.[15] He was in the extended squad for the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Peru.[16]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

FC Basel

International[edit]

Ghana U-20

References[edit]

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