|Full name||Harrison Afful|
|Date of birth||24 July 1986|
|Place of birth||Tema, Ghana|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Columbus Crew SC|
|2007–2009||→ Asante Kotoko (loan)||68||(3)|
|2009–2015||Espérance Sportive de Tunis||183||(17)|
|2015–||Columbus Crew SC||35||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 September 2016.
Harrison Afful (born 24 July 1986 in Tema), nicknamed The King, is a Ghanaian international footballer, who currently plays as a defender for Major League Soccer club Columbus Crew SC in the United States.
Afful is a product of the Feyenoord Academy and had trials with Feyenoord and K.V. Mechelen in the summer of 2008, and in November 2008, he won the One Touch best player award. Affulinho went out on loan to Asante Kotoko from 2007 to 2009.
Afful played in some friendly matches for Helsingborgs IF but could not firm up a deal, and instead moved to Tunisian side Espérance. In the 2011 CAF Champions League Final Afful came on as a substitute in the second leg, scoring the game's only goal to win the continental title against Wydad Casablanca.
Ghana national team
- 2008 African Cup of Nations
Afful was part of the Ghana squad for the 2008 African Cup of Nations which was hosted on his home soil. His debut match was against the Ivory Coast in the 2008 26th MTN African Cup of Nations hosted by Ghana.
He was part of the 2015 African Cup of Nations team that won a silver medal.
- As of match played on 11 May 2014.
1Continental and other competitions include:
- Tunisian Coupe de la Ligue Professionnelle: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
- CAF Super Cup: 2012
- FIFA Club World Cup: 2011
- As of match played on 27 September 2016.
- "2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 11 June 2014. p. 17. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
- Afful best Player
- News & Events Feyenoord, Kotoko over Afful’s release
- Afful fails to land Sweden deal
- "Esperance crowned African champions with win over Wydad". BBC Sport. November 12, 2011. Retrieved November 14, 2011.
- "Ghana 1-2 Mexico". soccernet.espn.go.com. ESPN Soccernet. March 26, 2008. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
- "First-time captain Harrison Afful happy to lead Black Stars to win over Congo". Ghana Soccernet. Ghana Soccernet. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
- "Harrison Afful". Soccerway. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
- "Afful, Harrison". National Football Teams. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
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