Edwin Gyimah

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Edwin Gyimah
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Personal information
Date of birth (1991-03-09) 9 March 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bidvest Wits
Number 25
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Sekondi Hasaacas
2010–2011 All Stars
2011–2015 SuperSport United 53 (1)
2014–2015Mpumalanga Black Aces (loan) 23 (1)
2015–2017 Orlando Pirates 30 (0)
2017 Helsingborg 24 (2)
2018– Bidvest Wits 0 (0)
National team
2012– Ghana 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 December 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:30, 18 February 2017 (UTC)

Edwin Gyimah (born 9 March 1991) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a defender and midfielder for the Ghana national football team and Bidvest Wits.[1]

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Gyimah was born in Sekondi-Takoradi.[2] Before joining SuperSport United in 2011, Gyimah played for All Stars and Sekondi Hasaacas in his home country.[3] Gyimah left SuperSport in 2015 after 1 goal in 53 games, a spell that also included a loan to Mpumalanga Black Aces.[1] After leaving SuperSport, he joined Orlando Pirates.[1] Two years and 30 appearances followed before Gyimah left the club by mutual consent on 16 February 2017.[4] He went on to play one season with Helsingborg in Superettan, the Swedish second tier, before returning to South Africa and Bidvest Wits in early 2018.[5]

International[edit]

He made his international debut for Ghana in 2012.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 18 February 2017.[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup[a] League Cup[b] Continental[c] Other[d] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Orlando Pirates 2015–16 South African Premier Division 20 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0
2016–17 10 0 0 0 3 0 1[e] 0 14 0
Total 30 0 4 0 3 0 1 0 38 0
Career total 30 0 4 0 3 0 1 0 38 0
  1. ^ Includes the Nedbank Cup.
  2. ^ Includes the Telkom Knockout.
  3. ^ Includes the CAF Confederation Cup.
  4. ^ Includes the MTN 8.
  5. ^ One appearance in the 2016 MTN 8

International[edit]

As of 18 February 2017.[6]
National team Year Apps Goals
Ghana
2012 1 0
2013 0 0
2014 4 0
2015 1 0
2016 2 0
2017 0 0
Total 8 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

SuperSport United

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Edwin Gyimah at Soccerway. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  2. ^ Kickoff PSL Yearbook 2012/2013, p. 43
  3. ^ "WA ALL STARS FC – 2010-2011 SEASON REVIEW". WEST AFRICAN FOOTBALL. 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2018-04-06. 
  4. ^ "Pirates part ways with Gyimah". Orlando Pirates. 16 February 2017. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "Edwin Gyimah lämnar HIF". Helsingborgs IF. 22 April 2018. Retrieved 30 December 2017. 
  6. ^ a b "Edwin Gyimah". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. 
  7. ^ "Telkom Knockout (League Cup)". Soccerway. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2017.