Evans Frimpong

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Evans Frimpong
Personal information
Full name Evans Frimpong
Date of birth (1989-08-08) August 8, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Fort Lauderdale Strikers
Number 18
Youth career
2008–2009 UTB Scorpions
2010–2011 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Reading United 24 (5)
2012–2014 Tampa Bay Rowdies 69 (9)
2015– Fort Lauderdale Strikers 0 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 3, 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

Evans Frimpong (born August 8, 1989) is an Ghanaian footballer who plays for Fort Lauderdale Strikers in the North American Soccer League.


In his youth, he played for the Liberty Pro Babies, and signed his first pro contract in April 2008 for Liberty Professionals F.C..[1]

College and Amateur[edit]

Frimpong played college soccer at UTB between 2008 and 2009 before transferring to the University of Delaware, where he played between 2010 and 2011.

Among the honors Frimpong received in 2011 were second team National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American, first team NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region, Herrmann Trophy (National Player of the Year) final 15 semifinalist, CAA Player of the Year and ECAC All-East first team. He ranked among the CAA leaders in scoring, tallying 29 points on 12 goals and five assists in 2011. Overall, he tallied 15 goals during his two-year career with the Blue Hens.[2]


Chicago Fire selected Frimpong in the first round (No. 9 overall) of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft.[3] However, he wasn't signed by the club.

Frimpong joined North American Soccer League club Tampa Bay Rowdies on May 2, 2012. In the 2014 season, he scored three goals including a double against New York Cosmos.[4] Frimpong is a versatile player and a clinical finisher when playing as a striker. His best attributes are speed, aggression, technical dribbling ability and near perfect ball control.


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