Ibrahim Abdul Razak

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For the former African Footballer of the Year, see Karim Abdul Razak.
Ibrahim Abdul Razak
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-04-18) April 18, 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position offensive midfielder
Youth career
1998–1999 Mighty Jets F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999 Liberty Professionals (–)
1999–2000 AaB (–)
2000–2001 SSD Castelfiorentino 9 (1)
2001–2004 Empoli 23 (3)
2002–2003 Saint-Étienne (loan) 25 (2)
2004–2007 Maccabi Netanya 55 (12)
2007 Hapoel Ra'anana (loan) 1 (0)
2007–2009 Liberty Professionals (–)
2009 El-Ittihad 5 (0)
2010–2011 Hapoel Acre 30 (3)
2011 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 11 (0)
2011–2012 Vissai Ninh Bình[1] 23 (0)
2014 FC Imereti Khoni (–)
2015–2016 Al-Najma (–)
National team
1999 Ghana U-17 6 (0)
1999–2001 Ghana U-20 7 (1)
2001–2006 Ghana 24 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ibrahim Abdul Razak or Anglicised: Abdul Razak Ibrahim (born April 18, 1983 in Accra, Ghana[2]) is a Ghanaian footballer.


Razak began playing at the Mighty Jets F.C. youth system in Ghana in 1998. In 2000, he moved to Danish football club Aalborg Chang, and in 2001 moved to Italian club Empoli, where he played for one year. The year after he moved to French club Saint-Étienne, where he played for two years on loan before moving back to Empoli.

He moved to Maccabi Netanya at the end of 2004 there he spent two successful seasons with 12 goals and 16 assists but after a serious injury in the knee he went 6 months without playing and got loaned to Hapoel Ra'anana before he got release from the club. After his stint in Israel he got back to Ghana in 2007 to Liberty Professionals and in 2009 he moved to El-Ittihad on a one and a half year deal for $150,000. [3] In 2010 he went back to Israel when he signed with Hapoel Acre until the end of the season. In January 2011 he sigend for 4.5 years in Hapoel Be'er Sheva.

In the winter of 2011, Razak signed with Vietnamese V-League side Vissai Ninh Bình.[4]

In 2014 he played for FC Imereti Khoni from the Meore Liga. Iמ July 2015 he signed a one year contract with Al-Najma from the Bahraini 2nd Division.

International career[edit]

He also played for the Ghanaian national football team, sent to the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.[5]



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