Addy playing in the Europa League
|Full name||David Nii Addy|
|Date of birth||21 February 1990|
|Place of birth||Prampram, Greater Accra, Ghana|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|Inter Allies FC|
|2005–2008||Inter Allies FC|
|2005–2007||→ All Stars FC (loan)|
|2010–2011||→ Académica de Coimbra (loan)||20||(2)|
|2011–2012||→ Panetolikos (loan)||25||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 April 2013.
- 1 Club career
- 2 International career
- 3 Personal life
- 4 Career statistics
- 5 Honours
- 6 References
- 7 External links
In Summer 2008, Addy made his first international move to Europe, from a Ghanaian Club – International Allies FC being signed by Danish SAS Ligaen club Randers FC. At Randers FC,Addy made his debut on 19 October against Vejle gaining 7 minutes.
In the following season, Addy was part of the Randers FC squad that went to compete in the UEFA Europa League.He also made his debut in the UEFA Europa League, in the first qualifying round against Linfield FC from Northern Ireland on 2 July 2009.
Académica de Coimbra
On 30 September 2012, Addy signed a two-year deal for Vitoria S.C.. In May 2013 Addy helped Vitoria S.C. win the 2012/13 Taca de Portugal and qualified for the 2013/14 UEFA Europa League. Addy had 4 successful UEFA Europa League appearances against Real Betis, Olympic Lyon and Rijeka. Vitoria S.C finished third in Group I and made an early exit from the competition.
Addy earned his first Black Satellites call-up after an impressive performance with the Local Black Stars in 2008, making his debut in January 2008 in a match against Angola. In 2009 Addy was part of the squad that won the 2009 African Youth Championship. His success continued in October 2009 as he also took part in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Egypt which the team went on to win, making them the first African Nation to have ever won the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
He was called up for the Black Stars for the game versus Lesotho on 8 June 2008. His second game was on 2 November 2008 Vs. Niger national football team. Addy has recently been called up to play for the Ghanaian Senior National Football team, he is playing for his country. Also, he was selected for the recent match against South Africa, where he played almost the whole game, but was taken off in the 84th minute.
In summer 2010,Addy got engaged to German-Ghanaian Economics graduate Dyen Gabriel. The couple first met in 2008 through a mutual friend. In June 2013, Addy married his fiancée Dyen Gabriel in a private ceremony in Accra. In May 2014 Addy and his wife celebrated the birth of their first child. The couple welcomed a bouncing baby girl in their lives born in Reading,Berkshire.
- As of match played on 22 April 2012.
|All Stars FC||2005–2006||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
- As of 7 March 2013
|Ghana national team|
Ghana Premier League Young Defender of the year 2008
- FC Porto
- Vitória Guimarães
- Spiel: Randers FC vs Vejle – Danish SAS-Ligaen – ESPN Soccernet
- Spiel: Randers FC vs Linfield FC – Europa League – Randers FC Official Website
- Randers FC sælger David Batty til den portugisiske storklub FC Porto
- David Addy på plads i FC Porto – dr.dk/Sporten/Fodbold/Superliga
- Match Stats Ghana vs. Lesotho
- Batty sticks with the Stars
- "David Addy – Statistics". Soccerway. Retrieved 5 June 2012.
- "Addy, David". National Football Teams. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
- Fifa Profile
- David Addy at National-Football-Teams.com
- 10 Best Players at U-20 World Cup 2009 – Just-Football.com