Masahudu Alhassan

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Masahudu Alhassan
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-12-01) 1 December 1992 (age 23)
Place of birth Tarkwa, Ghana
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Perugia
(on loan from Udinese)
Number 19
Youth career
Prampram Mighty Royals
2008–2010 Rimini
2010–2011 Genoa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Genoa 4 (0)
2012–2013 Novara (loan) 18 (1)
2013– Udinese 0 (0)
2013–2014 Latina (loan) 42 (1)
2015 Latina (loan) 16 (1)
2015– Perugia (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2011 Ghana U20 3 (0)
2011– Ghana 8 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:36, 1 September 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:16, 25 April 2012 (UTC)

Masahudu Alhassan (born 1 December 1992) is a Ghanaian international footballer who plays professionally for Italian club Perugia on loan from Udinese, as a left back.

Club career[edit]

Alhassan spent his early career with the youth team of Ghanaian club Prampram Mighty Royals, before joining the youth team of Italian club Rimini,[1] before later signing for Genoa, where he made his professional debut.[2]

In January 2013, it was announced that Serie A club Udinese had signed Alhassan on a co-ownership deal, for €1.5 million, as part of Antonio Floro Flores's deal.[3][4] Udinese also signed Alexander Merkel in the same deal. In June 2013 Udinese signed Alhassan outright for another €620,000.[3]

On 4 August 2013, he joined Latina on a loan deal.[5] In January 2015 he returned to Latina.[6]

International career[edit]

Alhassan was part of the Ghana national under-20 football team at the 2011 African Youth Championship.[7]

On 7 November 2011, Alhassan was called up to the Ghana senior squad to face Sierra Leone and Gabon.[8]

In December 2011, Alhassan was named to the Ghana's provisional 25-man squad for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations,[9] and in January 2012 he was selected for the tournament's 23-man squad.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 21 May 2012[2]
Club Season League Coppa Italia League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Genoa 2011–12 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Novara (loan) 2012–13 18 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 20 1
Career total 22 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 24 1

International[edit]

As of 29 February 2012[11]
Ghana national team
Year Apps Goals
2011 2 0
2012 6 0
Total 8 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Ghanaweb.com. 
  2. ^ a b Masahudu Alhassan profile at Soccerway
  3. ^ a b Genoa CFC SpA bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 31 December 2013 (Italian), PDF purchased from Italian CCIAA (Italian)
  4. ^ "Masahudu Alhassan joins Udinese on a co-ownership deal with Genoa". Simon Paul. goal.com. 7 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Masahudu Alhassan loaned to Serie B side Latina FC". Umar-Farouk Atipaga. goal.com. 4 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Alhassan torna in nerazzurro" (in Italian). US Latina Calcio. 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "Alhassan – my confidence has grown". MTNFootball.com (MTN Group). 4 February 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  8. ^ "Black Stars squad announced". Ghana Football Association. 7 November 2011. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  9. ^ Mensah, Kent (15 December 2011). "Ghana announce 25-man squad for 2012 Africa Cup of Nations". goal.com (Goal.com). Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  10. ^ "Masahudu Alhassan - 2012 Africa Cup of Nations profile". MTNFootball.com. MTN Group. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  11. ^ Masahudu Alhassan at National-Football-Teams.com