Kwadwo Poku

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This article is about the footballer born in 1985. For another person of the same name, see Kwadwo Poku (footballer born 1992).
Kojo Poku
Personal information
Full name Kwadwo Poku
Date of birth (1985-05-05) 5 May 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Kumasi, Ghana
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Tjørring IF
Number 9
Youth career
–2000 Asante Kotoko
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Bofoakwa Tano
2003–2004 King Faisal Babes 17 (8)
2004–2006 FC Midtjylland 27 (3)
2006–2007 Ikast fS 18 (8)
2007–2012 Asante Kotoko
2008 King Faisal Babes (loan)
2009 → Cornerstones F.C. (loan)
2012 Skive IK 1 (0)
2012– Tjørring IF
National team
2004–2008 Ghana 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Kwadwo Gyamfi-Poku or simply Kojo Poku (born 5 May 1985 in Kumasi) is a Ghanaian football player.

Career[edit]

He began his career by Asante Kotoko, the former Ghana Olympic striker came to prominence in 2002 when he was promoted from the junior team of Kotoko and succeeded in making an immediate impact in Kotoko's journey to the finals of the 2002 African Cup Winner Cup, which they eventually lost to Wydad Casablanca of Morocco in the final. Poku moved than on 15 May 2005 to Danish side FC Midtjylland,[1] with a huge of potential from local side King Faisal Babes in 2004. in the 2006/2007 season played eighteen games and scores 8 goals for the farmteam Ikast fS. He was released from his Midtjylland contract on 13 April 2007,[2] he signed than on 13 August 2007 with Asante Kotoko,[3][4] after 1 year with Kotoko turned back to King Faisal Babes, he signed by the Kumasi based club in April 2008.[5] He played a half year for King Faisal Babes and joined than to city rival Cornerstones F.C.[6] In September 2009 left Poku the Cornestones and turned back to Asante Kotoko.[7] In February 2012, Poku moved to Danish 1st Division side Skive IK.

International career[edit]

He was part of the Ghanaian 2004 Olympic football team, who exited in the first round, having finished in third place in group B. Poku was member of the Ghana Black Stars Team and played eight games and scores two goals. He played his first game in 2004 and the last match in 2006, on 27 September 2008 was recalled for the game against Lesotho.[8]

Honours[edit]

(during tenure at Kotoko):

  • Kinapharma (Ghana) Premier League Championship (2003)
  • SWAG Cup (2003)
  • GHALCA/LG Cup (2003)
  • Justin Bieber Fan Club President (2015)

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