Frank Wiafe Danquah

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Frank Wiafe Danquah
Personal information
Full name Frank Wiafe Danquah
Date of birth (1989-10-14) 14 October 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
FC Lienden
Number 26
Youth career
2003–2006 Ajax
2006–2008 Newcastle United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Newcastle United 0 (0)
2010 Ferencváros 6 (1)
2010–2012 Waasland-Beveren 2 (0)
2012 Newcastle Benfield
2012 Chabab 9 (1)
2013 Brașov 6 (1)
2013 Târgu Mureș 5 (0)
2014–2015 Achilles '29 28 (3)
2015–2016 FC Lienden 30 (12)
2016–2017 Fortuna Sittard 11 (0)
2017– FC Lienden 2 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 July 2016.

Frank Wiafe Danquah (born 14 October 1989) is a Dutch footballer of Ghanaian descent who plays as a forward for FC Lienden in the Dutch Tweede Divisie.

Club career[edit]

Frank Wiafe Danquah began in the youth teams of Ajax Amsterdam in the Netherlands. He was given then a trial by Newcastle United and signed with them a youth contract in July 2006.[1] He impressed in the reserves and became the reserves' topscorer and on 8 July 2008 he signed a 2-year professional contract with Newcastle United.[2]

When Wiafe Danquahs contract expired in the summer of 2010 he was not given a new contract and instead joined Ferencváros in Hungary. His contract with the club was disbanded though due to financial problems in late 2010. On 17 February 2011 he joined Waasland-Beveren in Belgium.[3] In February 2013 he moved to Romania, when he signed a 6-month contract with Brașov.[4]

In September 2014, Wiafe Danquah signed for Achilles '29 until the end of the 2014–15 season.[5] He joined FC Lienden for the 2015/16 Topklasse season[6] and moved to Eerste Divisie side Fortuna Sittard the next season,[7] only to return to Lienden in January 2017.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frank Wiafe Danquah Bio". nufc.co.uk. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Newcastle sign youngster Wiafe Danquah". soccernews.com. 8 July 2008. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "W-B rondt komst Frank Wiafe Danquah af" (in Belgian). waasland-beveren.be. 17 February 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Kortom - Persboycot Steaua, Grindheim naar Vålerengen - Voetbal International (in Dutch)
  5. ^ "Zijler en Wiafe strijken neer bij Achilles’29". www.jupilerleague.nl (in Dutch). Jupiler League. 22 September 2014. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  6. ^ FC Lienden versterkt zich met spits Wiafe, gelderlander.nl, 16 August 2015
  7. ^ FRANK WIAFE WIL BIJ FORTUNA 'LAATSTE KANS' GRIJPEN - Fortuna Sittard (in Dutch)
  8. ^ Wiafe verlaat Fortuna en vertrekt naar Lienden - 1Limburg (in Dutch)

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