Phil Ofosu-Ayeh

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Phil Ofosu-Ayeh
Phil Ofosu-Ayeh 2013 3.jpg
Ofosu-Ayeh with MSV Duisburg in 2013
Personal information
Full name Phil Ofosu-Ayeh
Date of birth (1991-09-15) 15 September 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Moers, Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position(s) Right back[1]
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 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)
2018–2019Hansa Rostock (loan) 5 (0)
2019Würzburger Kickers (loan) 9 (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 07:00, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 October 2015

Phil Ofosu-Ayeh (born 15 September 1991) is a German-born Ghanaian footballer who plays as a defender for Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Career[edit]

Ofosu-Ayeh, born in Moers to a German mother and a Ghanaian father,[2] 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.[3]

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.[4] After Aalen's relegation, he transferred to Eintracht Braunschweig for the 2015–16 2. Bundesliga season.[5] Ofosu-Ayeh's contract with Braunschweig was not renewed after the 2016–17 2. Bundesliga season.[6]

On 20 June 2017, he signed a three-year deal with Sky Bet Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers.[7]

On 31 August 2018, Ofosu-Ayeh joined Hansa Rostock on loan until the end of 2018–19 season.[8][9] On 31 January 2019, the last day of the 2018–19 winter transfer window, the dissolution of his loan contract was agreed. In his half-season at the club he made five appearances.[10]

On 31 January 2019, Ofosu-Ayeh joined Würzburger Kickers on loan for the rest of the 2018–19 season.[11]

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..[12]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 31 January 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
SV Wilhelmshaven 2009–10[13] Regionalliga Nord 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
2010–11[13] 26 1 0 0 0 0 26 1
Wilhelmshaven total 30 2 0 0 0 0 30 2
Rot-Weiß Erfurt 2011–12[13] 3. Liga 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 0
2012–13[13] 32 1 0 0 0 0 32 1
Erfurt total 59 1 0 0 0 0 59 1
MSV Duisburg 2013–14[13] 3. Liga 33 1 1 0 0 0 34 1
VfR Aalen 2014–15[13] 2. Bundesliga 32 1 3 0 0 0 35 1
Eintracht Braunschweig 2015–16[13] 2. Bundesliga 20 0 3 0 0 0 23 0
2016–17[13] 16 1 1 0 0 0 17 1
Braunschweig total 36 1 4 0 0 0 40 1
Wolverhampton 2017–18[14] Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hansa Rostock 2018–19[13] 3. Liga 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Career total 195 6 8 0 0 0 0 0 203 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phil Ofosu-Ayeh at WorldFootball.net
  2. ^ "Germany-born whiz kid wants to play for Ghana". ghanasoccernet.com. 11 January 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2012.
  3. ^ Knuth-Voigt, Ralf; Ulbrich, Olaf (8 April 2011). "Ghanas U-20 beruft Talent vom SVW". Nordwest-Zeitung (in German). Archived from the original on 7 September 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2012.
  4. ^ "2. Liga: VfR Aalen verpflichtet Phil Ofosu-Ayeh vom MSV Duisburg" (in German). sportal.de. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Eintracht verpflichtet Phil Ofosu-Ayeh" (in German). eintracht.com. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Correia muss Braunschweig verlassen" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Phil Ofosu-Ayeh: Wolves sign Ghana defender from Eintracht Braunschweig". BBC Sport. 20 June 2017.
  8. ^ "Verstärkung aus der Premier-League: F.C. Hansa Rostock verpflichtet Phil Ofosu-Ayeh". F.C. Hansa Rostock. 31 August 2018.
  9. ^ "Ofosu-Ayeh schließt sich Hansa Rostock an". kicker Online (in German). 31 August 2018. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  10. ^ "Rostock: Cros kommt, Ofosu-Ayeh geht". kicker Online (in German). 31 January 2019. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  11. ^ "Ausleihe aus der Premier League: Phil Ofosu-Ayeh wechselt bis Saisonende zu den Rothosen" (in German). Würzburger Kickers. 31 January 2019. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  12. ^ "Canada vs. Ghana 1 - 1". soccerway.com. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i Phil Ofosu-Ayeh at Soccerway. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  14. ^ "Games played by Phil Ofosu-Ayeh in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 July 2017.

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