|Full name||Michael Anaba|
|Date of birth||30 December 1993|
|Place of birth||Kumasi, Ghana|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 April 2015.
Born in Kumasi, Anaba started his professional football career with Windy Professionals, a division two football team based in Winneba. He joined Asante Kotoko in September 2011, and featured regularly for the side, also winning the Ghana Premier League in the 2012–13 campaign.
Anaba was initially assigned to the reserves in Segunda División B. In July 2014 he was called up to the main squad for the pre-season, being definitely promoted to the first-team in the following month.
On 11 October 2014 Anaba returned to the B-side, due to the lack of opportunities in the main squad. He only made his first team debut on 30 August 2015, playing the last 13 minutes in a 2–1 Segunda División home win against Bilbao Athletic.
Anaba was a member of the Ghana under-20's during the 2013 African U-20 Championship qualification for the 2013 African U-20 Championship. In 2013, he was named in Sellas Tetteh's 23-man squad for the 2013 tournament, hosted in Algeria. He was appoited vice-captain, and featured regularly during the tournament.
Anaba was also selected to 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup hosted in Turkey. He was used mainly as a substitute during the competition, but started and captained his side in a 1–2 loss against France. Anaba also appeared in the third-place match, again from the bench in a 3–0 win against Iraq.
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