Awudu Issaka

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Awudu Issaka
Personal information
Full name Awudu Issaka
Date of birth (1979-06-26) 26 June 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Sunyani, Ghana
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Playmaker
Club information
Current team
Marcel Desailly FC
Youth career
1993 Asante Kotoko
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Prampram Mighty Royals
1995–1996 RSC Anderlecht 0 (0)
1996–1998 AJ Auxerre[1] 0 (0)
1998–2003 TSV 1860 München II
1999 TSV 1860 München 1 (0)
2003–2005 Prampram Mighty Royals
2005–2006 Liberty Professionals
2006–2011 Tema Youth
2011– Marcel Desailly FC
National team
1995 Ghana U-17
1997 Ghana U-20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Awudu Issaka (born 26 June 1979 in Sunyani, the capital of Ghana's Brong-Ahafo Region) is a professional Ghanaian footballer.


Issaka started playing football at the youth teams of Asante Kotoko, before he moved to Prampram Mighty Royals FC in Ghana's second division, where he already played for the first team at the age of fifteen. In 1995, soon after the FIFA World Youth Championship, Issaka signed a contract at the Belgian club RSC Anderlecht, where he mainly played for their youth team. Issaka caught the eye of the French club AJ Auxerre, in 1996 at a youth tournament. Soon after that he agreed to play for Auxerre, where he played until 1998. In the 1998–99 season Issaka moved to German Bundesliga club TSV 1860 München,[2] where he played until the 2003–04 season. Then he played for his former club Prampram Mighty Royals FC for the rest of the 2004–05 season. Issaka later moved to Liberty Professionals FC, and played the 2005–06 season in the Ghana Telecom Premier League in Ghana. In July 2006 Issaka, joined the newly promoted Ghana Telecom Premier League club Tema Youth.[3]

International career[edit]

He played for the Ghana under-17 team in the FIFA World Youth Championship in 1995 in Ecuador. Issaka also took part in the FIFA World Youth Championship 1997 in Malaysia, where Ghana finished on fourth position.



  1. ^ "Awudu Issaka" (in German). Retrieved 27 May 2011. 
  2. ^ ""Löwen" verlängern mit Issaka" (in German). Spiegel Online. 24 August 1999. Retrieved 28 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "AWUDU ISSAKA JOINS TEMA YOUTH - AllAfrica - HighBeam Research". [dead link]