Jerry Akaminko

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Jerry Akaminko
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Personal information
Full name Jeremiah Akaminko
Date of birth (1988-05-02) May 2, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 30
Youth career
–2004 Heart of Lions
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Heart of Lions 53 (4)
2008–2011 Orduspor 81 (3)
2011–2012 Manisaspor 27 (0)
2012– Eskişehirspor 57 (1)
National team
2012– Ghana 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 January 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 January 2013[1]

Jeremiah Akaminko (born 2 May 1988) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a defender for the Ghana national team and the Turkish club Eskişehirspor.

Club career[edit]

On 25 August 2008 Turkish side Orduspor have landed Heart of Lions team captain, the 20-year-old has signed a two-year contract with the Super Lig side.[2] He was nominated as Defender of the Year 2008 in Ghana.[3] Akaminko's contract is subject to renewal after the initial two years and played his first match on 7 September 2008 against Boluspor. There had been reports early this season that the Heart of Lions captain was on the verge of joining Israeli league club Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C..[4] He is noted for his aggressive style of play.

International career[edit]

Akaminko made his debut and scored his first goal with the Ghana national team on June 1, 2012 in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification at the Kumasi Sports Stadium.[5]

International goals[edit]

International appearances[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Akaminko, Jerry". National Football Teams. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  2. ^ JERRY AKAMINKO - Baybul Bilgi Merkezi
  3. ^ Top of the Onetouch Premier League Class
  4. ^ YABANCILAR İDDİALI Orduspor'un Ganalı defans oyuncusu Jerry Akaminko on
  5. ^ "Ghana 7 - 0 Lesotho". 1 June 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 

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