Eric Bekoe

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Eric Bekoe
Personal information
Full name Eric Kwabena Bekoe
Date of birth (1986-12-10) December 10, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Sekondi Hassacas
Youth career
S.C. Adelaide
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Liberty Professionals
2006–2007 Heart of Lions 24 (20)
2007–2008 Asante Kotoko 23 (17)
2009–2012 Petrojet 80 (65)
2012– Berekum Chelsea 42 (32)
2016– Sekondi Hassacas
National team
2008 Ghana 12 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Eric Bekoe (born December 10, 1986)[1] is a Ghanaian football striker. He currently plays for Secondi Hassacas.

Career[edit]

In the season 2007/08, with a total 17 goals in 23 matches he became the "Goal King" (top scorer) of the One Touch Premier League and League Champion with Kotoko.[citation needed] He also won the Presidents Cup with them in the same year.

On December 6, 2008, Bekoe signed a four and half years contract with Egypt Premier League club Petrojet. He was set to join Egypt giants Zamalek, but instead Petrojet made a very quick move and the player welcomed it. He became the third non-Egyptian player for the club. His goal tally so far stands at 22 goals in 28 games in all competitions.

On 18 September 2012, Bekoe joined Berekum Chelsea on a two-year contract.[2]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Ghana by coming off the bench in a friendly match against Mexico on March 26, 2008 and played in the first World Cup Qualification games of his country against Gabon and Libya. Bekoe has represented Ghana at youth level, a.o. at the 2007 Toulon Tournament.

Career stats[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ghana League FA Cup Africa Total
2006–07 Heart of Lions Premier League
2007–08 Asante Kotoko Premier League 22 17 10 1
2008–09 1 0 - - - - - -

References[edit]

  1. ^ "It's all about Bekoe. Is Bekoe the answer to Ghana's strike woes?". Ghanafooty.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-25. Retrieved 2008-06-10. 
  2. ^ "Striker Eric Bekoe Signs For Berekum Chelsea". The official website of Berekum Chelsea. 2012-09-18. Archived from the original on 2012-09-24. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 

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