Patrick Twumasi

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Patrick Twumasi
Personal information
Full name Patrick Twumasi
Date of birth (1994-05-09) 9 May 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Obuasi, Ghana
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Astana
Number 23
Youth career
Red Bull Ghana
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Spartaks Jūrmala 31 (16)
2013 Astana (loan) 11 (6)
2014 Amkar Perm (loan) 6 (0)
2014 Astana (loan) 11 (10)
2015– Astana 86 (24)
National team
2017– Ghana 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 January 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2017

Patrick Twumasi (born 9 May 1994) is a Ghanaian professional football player who plays for FC Astana in the Kazakhstan Premier League.

Club career[edit]

Spartaks Jūrmala[edit]

Born in Obuasi, Patrick Twumasi joined the Latvian Higher League club Spartaks Jūrmala from Red Bull Ghana prior to the 2012 Latvian Higher League season. Soon he established himself as a first eleven player, scoring 10 goals in 22 league appearances and becoming the team's top scorer and divided seventh top scorer of the championship. In the beginning of the 2013 season, Twumasi scored six goals in the first nine matches and was named Latvian Higher League player of the month in May 2013.[1]

Loans[edit]

In July 2013, Twumasi joined the Kazakhstan Premier League club FC Astana on loan from Spartaks Jūrmala.[2] He scored six goals in 11 matches during the loan spell and later returned to Spartaks Jūrmala.

Prior to the 2014 season, Twumasi was loaned out to Russian Premier League club Amkar Perm. He made his debut in the Russian Premier League on 10 March 2014 in a game against Volga Nizhny Novgorod.[3]

On 9 July 2014, Twumasi rejoined FC Astana on loan for the rest of the 2014 season.[4] Scoring 10 goals in 11 matches he became the club's top scorer and helped Astana win the league.

Astana[edit]

Twumasi signed permanently for FC Astana prior to the 2015 season, despite attracting attention from other European clubs.[5]

On 27 July 2017, Twumasi signed a new two-year contract with Astana.[6]

International career[edit]

Twumasi was called up to the senior Ghana squad by Avram Grant for a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritius in June 2016.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 23 February 2018[8]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Spartaks Jūrmala 2012 Latvian Higher League 22 10 0 0 - - 22 10
2013 9 6 1 0 - - 10 6
2014 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
Total 31 16 1 0 - - - - 32 16
Astana (loan) 2013 Kazakhstan Premier League 11 6 0 0 - - 11 6
Amkar Perm (loan) 2013–14 Russian Premier League 6 0 0 0 - - 6 0
Astana (loan) 2014 Kazakhstan Premier League 11 10 1 0 5 0 - 17 10
Astana 2015 Kazakhstan Premier League 28 6 5 6 6 4 1 0 40 16
2016 28 5 2 0 10 1 1 0 41 6
2017 30 13 1 0 12 9 1 0 44 22
2018 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1
Total 86 24 8 6 30 15 3 0 127 45
Career total 145 56 10 6 35 15 3 0 193 77

International[edit]

Ghana national team
Year Apps Goals
2017 2 0
Total 2 0

Statistics accurate as of match played 12 November 2017[9]

Honours[edit]

Astana[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maija labākais spēlētājs Virslīgā - Tvumasi". sportacentrs.com (in Latvian). 5 June 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Ghanaian youngster Patrick Twumasi joins Kazakh side FK Astana on loan". ghanasoccernet.com. Ghanasoccernet. 21 July 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Match Report". Russian Premier League. 10 March 2014. Archived from the original on 10 March 2014. 
  4. ^ ПАТРИК ТВУМАСИ ВЕРНУЛСЯ В «АСТАНУ». fca.kz (in Russian). FC Astana. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Patrick Twumasi: Ghanaian youth forward confirms Astana stay". ghanasoccernet.com. Ghanasoccernet. 1 January 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Патрик Твумаси и Джуниор Кабананга продлили контракты с Астаной". fca.kz (in Russian). FC Astana. 27 July 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  7. ^ "Breaking News: Partey, Twumasi among trio handed debut Ghana call-ups for Mauritius AFCON clash". ghanasoccernet.com. 26 May 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016. 
  8. ^ "P. Twumasi". uk.soccerway.com. Soccerway.com. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  9. ^ "Patrick Twumasi". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 1 November 2017. 
  10. ^ "Патрик ТВУМАСИ". fca.kz (in Russian). FC Astana. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 

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