Joachim Adukor

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Joachim Adukor
Personal information
Full name Joachim Adukor
Date of birth (1993-05-02) 2 May 1993 (age 23)
Place of birth Tema, Ghana
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Central Midfielder
Club information
Current team
OFI Crete
Number 25
Youth career
2001–2010 FC Parma (Ghana)
2010 Emirates Sporting Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Gefle IF (loan) 3 (0)
2012–2013 Gefle IF 25 (0)
2014–2015 Trofense 12 (0)
2015–2016 AS Béziers (2007) 23 (0)
2016– OFI Crete 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Joachim Adukor (born 2 May 1993)[1] is a Ghanaian footballer who plays for OFI Crete in Greece.[2] He plays as a Central Midfielder, he previously played for Gefle IF in the Swedish top league and for Trofense in the Portugal Segunda Liga and AS Béziers (2007) in France

Club career[edit]

Adukor arrived at Gefle in July 2011[3] from Ghanaian side Emirates SC, but struggled to get much playing time in a side performing over-expectations in the 2011 Allsvenskan. After the winter break, Adukor returned for the 2012 Allsvenskan season as a member of the Gefle first-team squad and will play a larger role in their 2012 campaign.[4]

It has been reported that Adukor will replace compatriot Yussif Chibsah in the Gefle first-team for the start of the 2012 season.[5] He made his league debut for the club on 17 September 2012, coming on as a substitute in a 2-0 defeat to BK Hacken.[6] It is reported in Greece that PAOK is interested in Joachim Adukor and they are keeping a close eye on him http://sportsworldghana.com/ghanas-joachim-adukor-chased-paok-fc-greece-super-league/

International career[edit]

In October 2011, Adukor expressed his wish to link-up with the Ghana national under-20 football team ahead of the 2013 African Youth Championship.[7] In June 2012, he was selected to join the squad for the forthcoming qualification campaign.[8] In May 2015 he was again invited to join the U23 national team for the qualifier games for the All-Africa Games and the Olympic Games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joachim Adukor". Gefle IF. 1 April 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Midfielder Joachim Adukor joins OFI Crete on free transfer - GHANAsoccernet.com". social_image. Retrieved 2016-09-08. 
  3. ^ "Gefle test 18-year-old Joachim Adukor from Ghana". Fotbolltransfers. 9 July 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Adukor hopeful for bright start to season". Supersport. 2 April 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Adukor to fill in the shoes of Chibsah at Gefle". My Icon Sports. 28 October 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Gefle 0-2 Hacken". Soccerway. 17 September 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012. .
  7. ^ "Sweden based Adukor keen on Satellites". Ghanaweb. 24 October 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2012. 
  8. ^ "19 foreign-based players called into U-20 team". Ghanaweb. June 2012. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 

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