Emmanuel Osei Kuffour

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Emmanuel Osei Kuffour
Personal information
Full name Emmanuel Osei Kuffour
Date of birth (1976-04-06) 6 April 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1992–1993 Mysterious Dwarfs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1997 Ebusua Dwarfs
1998–2005 Hearts of Oak
2002 Anzhi (loan) 5 (0)
2005–2006 Tractor Sazi
2006–2007 Ashanti Gold
2007–2008 Asante Kotoko
2008–2009 Power
2009 Al-Ittihad Tripoli
2009–2011 Ebusua Dwarfs 28 (3)
National team
1996–2002 Ghana 31 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Emmanuel Osei Kuffour (born 6 April 1976) is a Ghanaian retired footballer who played as a midfielder.

Football career[edit]

During his career, Accra-born Kuffour represented Ebusua Dwarfs, Accra Hearts of Oak SC,[1] FC Anzhi Makhachkala, Tractor Sazi FC, Ashanti Gold SC, Asante Kotoko FC, Power F.C. and Al-Ittihad Club Tripoli, playing in four different countries.

He gained 31 caps for Ghana and was picked for the squad at both the 2000 and 2002 Africa Cup of Nations, also featuring in the 1996 Summer Olympics football tournament.[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Ghana's goal tally first.[3]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 19 January 1998 Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana  Mozambique 2–0 3–1 Friendly
2. 15 July 2001 Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana  Sudan 1–0 1–0 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification


  1. ^ Five of the best; FIFA.com, 15 November 2008
  2. ^ Emmanuel Osei KuffourFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Kuffour, Emmanuel Osei". National Football Teams. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 

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