Willie Evans (footballer, born 1939)

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Willie Evans
Personal information
Date of birth (1939-11-21) 21 November 1939 (age 75)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1968 Atlanta Chiefs 24 (0)
1969–1971 Washington Darts 48 (0)
1972–1973 Miami Toros 23 (1)
Total 95 (1)
National team
Ghana
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Willie Evans (born 21 November 1939) is a Ghanaian former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a defender.

Career[edit]

Professional[edit]

Evans played professional soccer in the United States, competing in the NPSL, NASL and ASL for the Atlanta Chiefs, the Washington Darts, and the Miami Toros.[1] He was named to the 1969 ASL All-Star Team.[2]

International[edit]

Evans played international football for Ghana,[3] and started on the team that won the 1965 African Cup of Nations in Tunisia.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". NASL Jerseys. 
  2. ^ "The Year in American Soccer - 1969". American Soccer History Archives. 
  3. ^ Willie Evans at National-Football-Teams.com
  4. ^ Courtney, Barrie; Cruickshank, Mark; Jönsson, Mikael; Knight, Ken; Mazet, François; Morrison, Neil; Stokkermans, Karel. "African Nations Cup 1965". RSSSF, 15 August 2013. Retrieved on 18 August 2013.