Joseph Baffo

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Joseph Baffo
Joseph Baffo in July 2015.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-11-07) 7 November 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
MSV Duisburg
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 IFK Värnamo 19 (0)
2010–2013 Helsingborgs IF 33 (1)
2010IFK Värnamo (loan) 21 (0)
2013Vålerenga (loan) 9 (0)
2014–2015 Halmstads BK 34 (1)
2015–2018 Eintracht Braunschweig 53 (3)
2019– MSV Duisburg 1 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Sweden U17 4 (1)
2009–2011 Sweden U19 10 (1)
2011–2015 Sweden U21 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 April 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 June 2015

Joseph Baffo (born 7 November 1992) is a Swedish footballer of Ghananian descent who plays as a centre-back for MSV Duisburg.

Club career[edit]

Baffo started off in IFK Värnamo and played there at senior level for one year. After that he signed for Allsvenska team HIF.[1]

Baffo signed for Helsingborg as a 17-year-old. His first full game was when they played against F.C. Copenhagen at home at Olympia.

On 26 July 2015, Baffo signed a three-year contract with German 2. Bundesliga side Eintracht Braunschweig.[2] He left the club at the end of his contract in summer 2018.[3]

In July 2018, Baffo's planned trial with Hamburger SV, newly relegated to the 2. Bundesliga, was called off due to lacking fitness.[4] On 7 January 2019, he joined MSV Duisburg.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Baffo's parents have their roots in Ghana.[6]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Helsingborgs IF

International[edit]

Sweden U21

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joseph Baffo". Eliteprospects.com. 7 November 1992. Archived from the original on 25 May 2012. Retrieved 11 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Eintracht verpflichtet Joseph Baffo" [Eintracht signs Joseph Baffo] (in German). eintracht.com. 26 July 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Boland & Co.: BTSV trennt sich von zehn Spielern". kicker Online (in German). 1 June 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Probetraining abgeblasen: Baffo kein Kandidat in Hamburg". kicker Online (in German). 31 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  5. ^ ""Passen sehr gut zusammen": Zebras verpflichten Joseph Baffoe". msv-duisburg.de (in German). 7 January 2019. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Ghana/ Joseph Baffo : Ghanaian defender wins Swedish league title, Ghana, news, football". Starafrica.com. Archived from the original on 10 September 2012. Retrieved 11 June 2012.

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