Nana Akwasi Asare

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Nana Akwasi Asare
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With Gent in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-07-11) 11 July 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Kumasi, Ghana
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Gent
Number 21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Feyenoord Ghana
2004–2007 Feyenoord 0 (0)
2004–2005 Royal Antwerp (loan) 24 (3)
2005–2007 Mechelen (loan) 36 (1)
2007–2009 Mechelen 52 (1)
2009–2013 Utrecht 102 (10)
2013– Gent 117 (3)
National team
2007–2012 Ghana 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:13, 29 November 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:24, 8 August 2015 (UTC)

Nana Akwasi Asare (born 11 July 1986) is a Ghanaian international footballer who plays professionally for Belgian club Gent, as an attacking midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Born in Kumasi, Asare has played for Feyenoord Ghana, Feyenoord, Royal Antwerp, Mechelen, Utrecht and Gent.[1][2][3]

Asare moved from Mechelen to Utrecht in May 2009.[4] He signed a four-year contract with Gent in June 2013.[5][6]

International career[edit]

Asare earned 5 caps for Ghana between 2007 and 2012.[1] He was a squad member at the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Nana Akwasi Asare". National Football Teams. Retrieved 8 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Nana Akwasi Asare at Soccerway. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Profile" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 8 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "NANA ASARE VERTREKT NAAR FC UTRECHT" (in Dutch). Voetbal Belgie. 15 May 2009. Retrieved 8 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "'Volwassen' Asare tekent vierjarig contract bij AA Gent" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. 3 June 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Nana Asare naar Gent" (in Dutch). Telegraaf. 3 June 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "African Nations Cup 2008 - Final Tournament Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 August 2015.