Elton Acolatse

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Elton Acolatse
Personal information
Full name Elton-Ofoi Acolatse
Date of birth (1995-07-25) 25 July 1995 (age 22)[1]
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands[2]
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Club Brugge
Number tba
Youth career
2003–2013 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Jong Ajax 64 (6)
2016–2017 Westerlo 28 (6)
2017– Club Brugge 0 (0)
National team
2011–2012 Netherlands U17 13 (1)
2013–2014 Netherlands U19 7 (1)
2014–2015 Netherlands U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:47, 5 April 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:38, 18 September 2014 (UTC)

Elton-Ofoi Acolatse (born 25 July 1995) is a Dutch professional footballer of Ghanaian descent who plays for Club Brugge as a winger in the Belgian Pro League.

Club career[edit]

Ajax[edit]

Born in Amsterdam to Ghanaian parents, Acolatse joined the Ajax Youth Academy in 2003. He played for the under-19 Ajax A1 team during the 2012–13 season. On 27 April 2012, Acolatse signed a three-year contract with Ajax, tying him down to the club until 30 June 2015.[2] He made his professional debut for the reserves team Jong Ajax, starting in a 4–0 away defeat to FC Emmen in Eerste Divisie on 17 January 2014. He was substituted off in the 60th minute for Vincent Vermeij.[3]

Westerlo[edit]

On 21 July 2016 it was announced that Acolatse had signed a 3-year contract with Belgian club K.V.C. Westerlo.[4] On 31 July 2016 he made his debut for Westerlo on the first matchday of the season against Standard Liège. The match ended in a 2–2 draw with Acolatse scoring the 1–1 equalizer after 30 minutes.[5]

Club Brugge[edit]

On 5 April 2017 it was announced that Club Brugge had signed Acolatse to a 4-year contract, joining the club on a free transfer from KVC Westerlo.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 2 August 2017 [7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Jong Ajax 2013–14 Eerste Divisie 2 0 2 0
2014–15 Eerste Divisie 36 5 36 5
2015–16 Eerste Divisie 6 0 6 0
Total 44 5 44 5
Westerlo 2016–17 Belgian First Division A 28 6 1 0 0 0 29 6
Club Brugge 2017–18 Belgian First Division A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 72 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 73 11

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Netherlands U-17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elton Acolatse Profile". UEFA.com. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Ajax contracteert jeugdspeler Acolatse" (in Dutch). AFC Ajax. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jong Ajax hard onderuit bij Emmen" (in Dutch). AFC Ajax. 17 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Transfer Acolatse ook afgerond KVCWesterlo.be, 21 July 2016
  5. ^ Elton-Ofoi Acolatse naar KVC Westerlo Ajax.nl, 21 July 2016
  6. ^ Acolatse vier jaar naar Club Brugge AjaxShowtime.com, 5 April 2017
  7. ^ Elton Acolatse at Soccerway. Retrieved 5 August 2017.

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