Kwabena Appiah

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Kwabena Appiah
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Appiah at training
Personal information
Full name Kwabena Appiah-Kubi
Date of birth (1995-05-19) 19 May 1995 (age 20)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Wellington Phoenix
Number 11
Youth career
Parramatta City
Granville Rage
2011 Spirit FC
2011–2012 Central Coast Mariners
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Parramatta FC 9 (7)
2012–2015 Western Sydney Wanderers 25 (0)
2015– Wellington Phoenix Reserves 2 (0)
2015– Wellington Phoenix 2 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 March 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

Kwabena Appiah (born 19 May 1992 in Auckland) is a New Zealand-born Australian professional football (soccer) player who plays for the Wellington Phoenix.

Biography[edit]

Born in New Zealand of Ghanaian parents, Appiah arrived in Sydney, Australia, as a six-year-old.[1] He started playing football in the Granville Association, and came of age in the Western Sydney region at Parramatta City, Granville Rage and Spirit FC. He lived in Parramatta, and was educated at Parramatta Marist Brothers.[2]

Appiah was a part of the 2011-2012 Central Coast Mariners FC, A-League National Youth League winning squad in which he scored 9 goals throughout the season

On 25 June 2012, Appiah joined Western Sydney Wanderers as on of the club's first three signed players.[3] On 6 October he made his A-League debut against his former youth club, Central Coast Mariners, in the Wanderers' first ever competitive match.[4]

Appiah won the A-League Minor Premiership and the Asian Champions League at his time at the club along with winning the VISY Wanderers Asian Champions League player of the year award.

On 31 January 2015, Appiah left Western Sydney Wanderers, with the players contract terminated by mutual consent.[5]

On 13 February 2015 he joined Wellington Phoenix on an 18 month contract.[6]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Central Coast Mariners

Western Sydney Wanderers

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