Kwame Karikari

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Kwame Karikari
Kwame Karikari (vs. Malmö FF in 2013, cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Kwame Amponsah Karikari
Date of birth (1992-01-21) 21 January 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Ho, Ghana
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Stal Kamianske
Number 16
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 International Allies 20 (13)
2011–2014 AIK 43 (8)
2012 Degerfors (loan) 15 (6)
2013–2014 Balıkesirspor (loan) 23 (11)
2015 Halmstad 9 (2)
2015 Balıkesirspor (loan) 12 (0)
2016 Haugesund 13 (2)
2016 Irtysh Pavlodar (loan) 0 (0)
2016– Stal Kamianske 18 (7)
National team
2011 Ghana U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 December 2016.

Kwame Amponsah Karikari (born 21 January 1992) is a Ghanaian footballer who plays for Stal Kamianske, as a striker.[1]

Career[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Karikari came to AIK in 2011 and made 18 appearances during the 2011 season, during which he scored on two occasions. Then he was loaned out to Superettan team Degerfors IF during the first half of the 2012 season. During his stay there he made 15 appearances and scored six goals. In August 2012 he was called back to AIK.

As he returned he came to score many vital goals for AIK in their Europa League adventure, he scored against PSV Eindhoven and CSKA Moscow.

Turkey[edit]

For the 2013-14 season, he was loaned to Balıkesirspor, a football club from Balıkesir, Turkey that competes in the TFF First League. In his first 12 matches for the club, he contributed 5 goals and 3 assists as Balıkesirspor topped the table.

Haugesund[edit]

On 3 March 2016, Karikari signed an eighteen-month contract with FK Haugesund.[2]

Irtysh Pavlodar[edit]

On 30 June 2016, FC Irtysh Pavlodar confirmed the signing of Karikari, on loan from FK Haugesund until the end of the 2016 season.[3]


Career statistics[edit]

As of 24 July 2016
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sweden League Svenska Cupen Europe Total
2011 AIK Allsvenskan 18 2 1 0 19 2
2012 Degerfors IF (loan) Superettan 15 6 15 6
2012 AIK Allsvenskan 12 5 2 0 6 2 20 7
2013 9 1 2 0 0 0 11 1
Turkey League Turkish Cup Europe Total
2013–14 Balıkesirspor (loan) TFF 1. Lig 23 11 3 1 26 12
Sweden League Svenska Cupen Europe Total
2014 AIK Allsvenskan 4 0 0 0 2 0 6 0
2015 Halmstads BK Allsvenskan 9 2 3 2 12 4
Turkey League Turkish Cup Europe Total
2015–16 Balıkesirspor (loan) TFF 1. Lig 12 0 2 0 14 0
Norway League Norwegian Football Cup Europe Total
2016 Haugesund Tippeligaen 13 2 3 5 16 7
Career total 115 29 16 8 8 2 139 39

References[edit]

  1. ^ Balıkesirspor signed with 4 new players
  2. ^ "Karikari signerte for FKH". fkh.no (in Norwegian). FK Haugesund. 3 March 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Карикари – в Иртыше!". fcirtysh.kz (in Russian). FC Irtysh Pavlodar. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 

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