Mark Edusei

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Mark Edusei
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-09-29) September 29, 1976 (age 37)
Place of birth Kumasi, Ghana
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 King Faisal Babes
1995 Al-Ahli 1 (0)
1995 Hapoel Petah Tikva 14 (0)
1996–2001 Lecce 26 (1)
1997–1998[1] Leiria (loan) 26 (3)
1999–2000 Leiria (loan) 16 (0)
2000–2001 Bellinzona (loan) 11 (0)
2001–2003 Cosenza 66 (5)
2003–2006 Sampdoria 22 (1)
2003–2004 Piacenza (loan) 22 (0)
2005–2006 Torino (loan) 32 (0)
2006–2008 Catania 58 (0)
2009 Bari 8 (0)
2010–2011 Bellinzona 43 (2)
National team
1999–2004 Ghana 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mark Edusei (born 29 September 1976 in Kumasi) is a former Ghanaian football midfielder. Throughout his career Edusei moved around a lot, playing for clubs based in six different countries.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Lecce[edit]

Catania[edit]

Since the 2006–2007 season he has played for Serie A team Calcio Catania. The Sicily team signed him in co-ownership deal for €120,000.[2] In June 2007 Catania acquired him for an additional €150,000.[2] Edusei has become a big part of the Catania team off the bench and from the start on different occasions. He has been a big part[according to whom?] of the club's center midfield during his three-season stint, making over 25 appearances, although he has fallen to injury several times[citation needed] during his stay in Sicily.

Late career[edit]

After taking no part in field play during the first six months of the 08-09 Serie A season, Edusei was allowed to Bari in January 2009.[3] Edusei signed a deal until June 2010.[3]

In December 2009 he signed a contract until the end of season with optional 1 more year with Bellinzona.[4]

International[edit]

Edusei has also represented the Ghana national team.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GhanaWeb.com
  2. ^ a b UC Sampdoria Report and Accounts on 31 December 2007 (Italian)
  3. ^ a b "Preso Mark Edusei". AS Bari (in Italian). 2009-01-14. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Mark Edusei torna granata !" (in Italian). AC Bellinzona. 2009-12-08. Retrieved 2010-01-04. 
  5. ^ BBC.co.uk

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