Hamza Elias

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Hamza Elias
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-05-05) May 5, 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Medeama SC
2012–2013 FC Platini Kumasi
2014 Ottawa Fury 4 (0)
National team
2007 Ghana U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 July 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 January 2014

Hamza Elias (born 5 May 1993) is a Ghanaian association football midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Between 2009 and 2012, Elias played for Kessben F.C., later renamed Medeama SC,[1] of the Ghana Premier League, the top division of professional football in Ghana, before playing one season in the second division with FC Platini Kumasi for the 2012-2013 season.[2]

On 15 January 2014, it was announced that Elias had signed a 1-year contract with Canadian club Ottawa Fury FC of the North American Soccer League after being discovered by scouts at a combine also attended by scouts from Monaco, Braga, and Porto.[3] The Fury released Elias on July 9, 2014.[4] Elias appeared in only four matches for the Ottawa club and accumulated three yellow cards.

International career[edit]

In 2007, Elias was called up to the Ghana national under-17 football team.[2]


  1. ^ "Kessben FC re-named Medeama Sporting Club". ghanasoccernet.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Fury FC Sign Ghanaian Midfielder Hamza Elias". Ottawa Fury FC. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "GHANAIAN MIDFIELDER HAMZA ELIAS SIGNS WITH OTTAWA FURY FC". North American Soccer League. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Fury Release Elias". Retrieved 11 July 2014. 

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