Daniel Quaye

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Dan Quaye
Personal information
Full name Daniel Quaye
Date of birth (1980-12-25) December 25, 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Great Olympics
1998–2007 Hearts of Oak
2007 Chongqing Lifan 15 (0)
2008 Hearts of Oak
2008 Chongqing Lifan 19 (0)
2008–2009 Eleven Wise
2009–2011 Yanbian FC 55 (1)
2012 Beijing Baxy 14 (2)
2015[1] Bechem United
2015–2017[2] Hearts of Oak
National team
1997 Ghana U-20 5 (0)
2001–2006 Ghana 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 June 2006

Daniel Quaye (born 25 December 1980) is a Ghanaian football defender.


Quaye is one of Ghana's favourite footballing talents after his long and distinguished career with Hearts of Oak.

Since joining the Ghanaian giants in 1999, he has been instrumental in the club's six league title successes along with helping them lift the CAF Champions League in 2000 and CAF Confederation Cup in 2005.

Quaye signed than after nine years with Chinese club Chongqing Lifan, who has played fourteen games in one year and signed than with his former club Hearts of Oak in August 2007. He was than released from Hearts of Oak and joined in March 2008 to Chongqing Lifan.[3] In January 2009 left than Chongqing Lifan and signed than on 9 April 2009 to Eleven Wise in his homeland Ghana,[4] in summer 2009 turned back to China who signed for Yanbian FC.Quaye extended his contract with Yanbian at the beginning of season 2010 because Camilo Mago Chico Lehnebach wants.[5]

Quaye moved to China League One side Beijing Baxy in February 2012.


However the accomplished defender only featured in three of the Black Stars' qualifying games and his call-up to the Finals squad ended a two-year absence from the international scene.

He was a member of the national team and was called up to the 2006 World Cup[6] and was member of the Ghana national under-17 football team at 1997 FIFA U-17 World Championship.[7]



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