Nii Welbeck

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Nii Ayi Welbeck
Personal information
Full name Nii Aryee Welbeck
Date of birth (1976-10-03) 3 October 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Takoradi, Ghana
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Okwawu United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1995 Okwawu United
1995–1996 FC Winterthur
1996–1997 Çanakkale Dardanelspor 10 (1)
1997–1998 Kallithea
1998–2002 Okwawu United
National team
1996–1999 Ghana
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Nii Aryee Welbeck (born 3 October 1976 in Takoradi) is a retired Ghanaian professional footballer who played for several clubs in Europe and the Ghana national football team.


Welbeck played for Swiss Nationalliga B club FC Winterthur in 1996 and Çanakkale Dardanelspor in the Turkish Süper Lig during the 1996-97 season.[1] He spent the following season with Kallithea F.C. in the Greek second division.[2] Next, he signed with Okwawu United,[3] who 2002 retired.


He was part of the Ghana national football team squad at the 1996 Summer Olympics, appearing in two matches.[4] Welbeck played several matches for the senior national team, including qualifiers for the 1998 FIFA World Cup.[5]

Coaching career[edit]

Welbeck retired 2002 and signed a contract with Okwawu United in the Management.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Nii Aryee is the elder brother of the German footballer Nii Armah Welbeck.


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