Robin Quaison

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Robin Quaison
Robin Quaison in July 2015.jpg
Quaison in 2015
Personal information
Full name Robin Kwamina Quaison
Date of birth (1993-10-09) 9 October 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Winger
Club information
Current team
Mainz 05
Number 7
Youth career
1997–2012 AIK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Väsby United (loan) 19 (8)
2012–2014 AIK 51 (7)
2014–2017 Palermo 66 (7)
2017– Mainz 05 13 (1)
National team
2012 Sweden U19 2 (0)
2012–2015 Sweden U21 16 (1)
2016 Sweden U23 4 (0)
2013– Sweden 5 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 September 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 August 2016

Robin Kwamina Quaison (born 9 October 1993) is a Swedish footballer who plays for Mainz 05 as a midfielder.[1] He is a Swedish international.

Career[edit]

Born in Stockholm to a Ghanaian father and a Swedish mother,[2] Quaison started his professional career in 2011 at Väsby United.

AIK[edit]

Quaison joined AIK in 1997. He made his first match for AIK on 1 April 2012, as a substitute in a 0–0 draw against Mjallby. He scored his first goal on 20 May the same year, in a 5–2 victory against IFK Norrköping. His second goal came in the 3–1 win against Hacken on 8 July 2012.

He made Europa League his debut in a 4–0 loss to Napoli on 20 September 2012 before going on to playing a further five times in the Europa League cup run. He received the first red card of his career against Halmstads BK in a 3–3 draw. He finished his second season making 28 appearances in all competitions.

On 6 August 2013, Quaison scored a long distance goal against Manchester United in a 1–1 draw during a pre-season friendly.[3]

Palermo[edit]

In July 2014 Quaison moved to the Serie A club Palermo, signing a three-year contract, having been previously linked with Stoke City,[4] Leeds and QPR.[2]

Mainz 05[edit]

On 31 January 2017, Quaison signed a 4.5-year contract with Bundesliga side Mainz 05.[5]

International career[edit]

On 23 January 2013, Quaison made his debut for the Swedish national football team, against North Korea in the 2013 King's Cup. Three days later he scored his first goal for Sweden in a 3–0 victory against Finland in the final of the tournament.

With the national Under-21 win the 2015 UEFA European, in the Czech Republic.

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 24 May 2017[6]
Club Season Division League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Väsby United 2011 Division 1 Norra 19 8 19 8
AIK 2012 Allsvenskan 18 2 2 0 7 0 27 2
2013 23 4 3 1 26 5
2014 10 1 1 0 11 1
Total 51 7 6 1 7 0 64 8
Palermo 2014–15 Serie A 19 2 1 0 20 2
2015–16 30 1 2 1 32 2
2016–17 17 4 1 0 18 4
Total 66 7 4 1 0 0 70 8
Mainz 05 2016–17 Bundesliga 11 1 11 1
Career total 147 23 9 2 7 0 163 25

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 January 2013 700th Anniversary Stadium, Chiang Mai, Thailand  Finland 2–0 3–0 2013 King's Cup
2. 21 January 2014 Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  Iceland 1–0 2–0 Friendly

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Sweden U21

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Quaison och Jobarteh till A-truppen". AIK Fotboll. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b NORRITO, Massimo (21 July 2014). "Quaison: Il Palermo è la mia grande occasione" [Quaison: "Palermo is my big chance"]. la Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "AIK 1 Manchester United 1: match report". The Telegraph. Retrieved August 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ Hendlundh, Kent (11 November 2013). "Transfer news: AIK Solna deny firm offers from abroad for midfielder Robin Quaison". Sky Sports. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "Quaison bei Mainz angekommen" [Quaison has arrived at Mainz]. kicker Online (in German). 31 January 2017. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "R. Quaison". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 May 2017. 

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