Akwasi Antwi

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Akwasi Antwi
No. 45
Date of birth (1985-05-05) May 5, 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Ghana
Career information
Status Active
CFL status National
Position(s) LB
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 250 lb (110 kg)
University Mount Allison University
CFL draft 2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 26
Drafted by Calgary Stampeders
Career history
As player
20112012 Calgary Stampeders
2013 Toronto Argonauts
2014 BC Lions
2015 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career stats
  • Playing stats at CFL.ca (archive)

Akwasi Antwi (born May 9, 1985) is a Canadian football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted 26th overall by the Calgary Stampeders. Antwi played CIS football with the Mount Allison Mounties.

Professional career[edit]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Antwi was drafted 26th overall (fourth round) by the Calgary Stampeders in the 2011 CFL Draft. He signed with the team on May 25, 2011.[1] He spent two seasons with the Stamps amassing 28 special teams tackles and six regular tackles.

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On April 8, 2013, Antwi was traded to the Toronto Argonauts in exchange for the rights to offensive tackle Daniel Federkeil.[2] He was released by the Argonauts on July 25, 2013.

BC Lions[edit]

Antwi was signed as a free agent by the BC Lions on February 27, 2014. He was released by the Lions on May 14, 2015.[3]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Antwi was signed as a free agent by the Toronto Argonauts on August 6, when he was added to the team's practice roster. Antwi was activated to the active roster on August 8, when he saw his first action with the Argonauts against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.


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