Isaac Cofie

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Isaac Cofie
Personal information
Full name Isaac Cofie
Date of birth (1991-04-05) 5 April 1991 (age 24)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
(on loan from Genoa)
Number 4
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Genoa 1 (0)
2010–2011 Torino (loan) 1 (0)
2011 Piacenza (loan) 21 (1)
2011–2012 Sassuolo (loan) 36 (1)
2012–2013 Chievo 27 (2)
2013– Genoa 17 (1)
2014–2015 Chievo (loan) 18 (0)
2015– Carpi (loan) 8 (0)
National team
2012– Ghana 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 November 2015.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 September 2012

Isaac Cofie (born 5 April 1991) is a Ghanaian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Carpi on loan from Genoa.

Club career[edit]


Cofie made his Serie A debut for Genoa C.F.C. on 2 May 2010, when he came on as a substitute in the 64th minute for Alberto Zapater in a game against A.S. Bari.[1]

Torino (loan)[edit]

Cofie joined Torino on loan in the 2010–11 Serie B season.[2]

Piacenza (loan)[edit]

On 4 January 2011, Cofie's loan to Torino from Genoa CFC was pre-matured. Cofie played for Piacenza until the end of the 2010–11 Serie B season.

Sassuolo (loan)[edit]

Cofie then joined Sassuolo on loan for the 2011–12 Serie B season, where he helped Sassuolo to reach the 2011–12 Serie B promotion play-offs, but they loss 3–2 on aggregate to UC Sampdoria over a two-legged tie.


In July 2012, Cofie signed a contract with Serie A club Chievo Verona in co-ownership deal, for €1.5 million transfer fee.[3][4] On 6 January 2013, he scored his first goal for Chievo against Atalanta (Serie A round 19). in June 2013 Genoa bought back Cofie for €5 million,[3] in cash plus player deal (€1.5M cash plus Dejan Lazarević)[5][6]

Return to Genoa[edit]

Cofie played 17 games in 2013–14 Serie A season for Genoa.

Return to Cheivo[edit]

On 28 August 2014 Cofie was signed by A.C. Chievo Verona in a temporary deal.[7]

International career[edit]

Cofie made his debut with the Ghana national team on 8 September 2012.


  1. ^ Game report by ESPN
  2. ^ "Risolto il prestito di Cofie". Torino FC (in Italian). 4 January 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2011. 
  3. ^ a b AC ChievoVerona Srl bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2013 (Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  4. ^ "Acerbi to Genoa, Cofie to Chievo". A.C. Chievo Verona. 9 July 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 
  5. ^ Genoa CFC SpA bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 31 December 2013 (Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  6. ^ "Cofie to Genoa, Lazarević to Chievo". A.C. Chievo Verona. 20 June 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "Official: Cofie Gialloblù again". A.C. Chievo Verona. 28 August 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 

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