Richard Kissi Boateng

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Richard Kissi Boateng
Personal information
Full name Richard Kissi Boateng
Date of birth (1988-11-25) 25 November 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Kumasi, Ghana
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Left-back
Club information
Current team
TP Mazembe
Number 27
Youth career
2001–2004 Saint Stars F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Liberty Professionals
2010–2011 Al-Ittihad Tripoli
2011–2013 Berekum Chelsea
2013– TP Mazembe
National team
2012– Ghana 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 January 2013

Richard Kissi Boateng (born 25 November 1988) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who currently plays as a left-back for TP Mazembe and the Ghana national team.

Club career[edit]

Boateng began his youth career with Saint Stars FC, before later transferring to Liberty Professionals FC in 2004, where he began his senior and professional career. In 2008, he was nominated as Defender of the year in Ghana.[1] In July 2010, he moved to the Libyan side Al-Ittihad, and returned to Ghana for Berekum Chelsea in September 2011. On 16 January 2013, Boateng signed for Congolese club TP Mazembe on a five-year deal.[2]

International career[edit]

Ghana national team[edit]

On 16 May 2012, Boateng was called up to the Ghana squad for two, 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against Lesotho national football team and Zambia national football team.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of match played on 13 January 2013.[4]
National team Year Apps Goals
Ghana
2013 2 0
Total 2 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Top of the Onetouch Premier League Class
  2. ^ Stars left-back Kissi Boateng joins Mazembe
  3. ^ "Ghana names final squad for Lesotho, Zambia". Ghana Football Association. 26 May 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Kissi Boateng, Richard". National Football Teams. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 

External links[edit]