Emmanuel Banahene

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Emmanuel Banahene
Personal information
Full name Emmanuel Osei Banahene
Date of birth (1988-08-16) 16 August 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Ghana
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 18
Youth career
Dyword F.C.
Cedars F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Stay Cool F.C. ? (?)
2005–2006 Inter Allies FC ? (?)
2006–2008 Heart of Lions ? (?)
2008–2009 Hapoel Petah Tikva 16 (1)
2009 Ramata HaSharon 14 (9)
2009–2010 Heart of Lions ? (?)
2010–2011 Bechem Chelsea ? (?)
2011–2013 Orduspor 2 (0)
2012 Giresunspor 15 (4)
2012–2013 Karşıyaka 31 (14)
2013–2014 Şanlıurfaspor 10 (6)
2015 Al-Orobah 13 (3)
2015–2017 Ismaily SC 48 (21)
2017– Şanlıurfaspor 2 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 April 2017 (UTC).

Emmanuel Banahene Osei (born August 16, 1988) is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Şanlıurfaspor. Banahene is most comfortable in attacking roles, mainly striker, winger or offensive midfielder.


Banahene started his career at Ghanaian side Stay Cool F.C. He then moved to International Allies, where he was part of the team which won the 3rd edition of the Mylik Classic U-19 Tournament, played between 27–29 November 2005 at Dansoman Park, Accra, Ghana.[citation needed] On June 3, 2006, Heart of Lions F.C. signed him to a 3-year contract. He was then bought by Israeli side Hapoel Petach Tikva in the summer of 2008. However, he received limited playing opportunities in first half of the 2008/2009 season and was subsequently loaned to lower-division side Ramata Shalon. At the end of his loan, in October 2009, he returned to Ghana to sign a new one-year contract with Heart of Lions F.C., starting a second stint at the club. In 2010, Banahene was sold again, this time to Berekum Chelsea, and then again the following year, to Turkish club Orduspor. In 2012, he was loaned to TFF First League team Giresunspor. In summer of 2012, he signed a one-year loan deal with Karşıyaka.On December 24, 2012 he terminated his agreement with Orduspor. In January 2015 he signed for Ismaily SC in a two and a half years deal.

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