Phil Ofosu-Ayeh

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Phil Ofosu-Ayeh
Phil Ofosu-Ayeh 2013 3.jpg
Phil Ofosu-Ayeh in 2013
Personal information
Full name Philemon Ofosu-Ayeh
Date of birth (1991-09-15) 15 September 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Moers, Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Youth career
2002–2005 VfL Wilhelmshaven
2005–2007 SV Wilhelmshaven
2007–2009 VfB Oldenburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 SV Wilhelmshaven 27 (2)
2011–2013 FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt 59 (1)
2013–2014 MSV Duisburg 33 (1)
2014–2015 VfR Aalen 32 (1)
2015–2017 Eintracht Braunschweig 36 (1)
2017– Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 (0)
National team
Ghana U-20 1 (0)
2015– Ghana 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:56, 6 June 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 October 2015

Philemon Ofosu-Ayeh (born 15 September 1991) is a German-born Ghanaian footballer who plays for EFL Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Career[edit]

Ofosu-Ayeh, born in Moers to a German mother and a Ghanaian father,[1] was given a call-up to the preliminary Ghana U-20 squad for the 2011 African Youth Championship, but his club at the time, SV Wilhelmshaven, refused to give him permission to play at the tournament.[2]

On 18 May 2011, he moved to FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt and signed a two-year contract.

On 29 April 2014, he signed a two-year contract to join VfR Aalen the following season.[3] After Aalen's relegation, he transferred to Eintracht Braunschweig for the 2015–16 2. Bundesliga season.[4] Ofosu-Ayeh's contract with Braunschweig was not renewed after the 2016–17 2. Bundesliga season.[5]

On 20 June 2017, he signed a three-year deal with Sky Bet Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers.[6]

International career[edit]

On 13 October 2015, Ofosu-Ayeh made his full international debut for Ghana, in a friendly against Canada played in Washington, D.C..[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Germany-born whiz kid wants to play for Ghana". ghanasoccernet.com. 11 January 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Knuth-Voigt, Ralf; Ulbrich, Olaf (8 April 2011). "Ghanas U-20 beruft Talent vom SVW". Nordwest-Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 16 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "2. Liga: VfR Aalen verpflichtet Phil Ofosu-Ayeh vom MSV Duisburg" (in German). sportal.de. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Eintracht verpflichtet Phil Ofosu-Ayeh" (in German). eintracht.com. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Correia muss Braunschweig verlassen" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 18 June 2017. 
  6. ^ "Phil Ofosu-Ayeh: Wolves sign Ghana defender from Eintracht Braunschweig". BBC Sport. 20 June 2017. 
  7. ^ "Canada vs. Ghana 1 - 1". soccerway.com. Retrieved 14 October 2015. 

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