Robin Quaison

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Robin Quaison
Robin Quaison (2014).jpg
Personal information
Full name Robin Kwamina Quaison
Date of birth (1993-10-09) 9 October 1993 (age 22)
Place of birth Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Winger
Club information
Current team
Palermo
Number 21
Youth career
2000–2012 AIK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Väsby United (loan) 19 (8)
2012–2014 AIK 51 (7)
2014– Palermo 49 (3)
National team
2012 Sweden U19 2 (0)
2012–2015 Sweden U21 16 (1)
2013– Sweden 5 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:19, 18 May 2016 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 June 2015

Robin Kwamina Quaison (born 9 October 1993) is a Swedish footballer who plays for Palermo 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]

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 15 May 2016
Season Club Division League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2011 Väsby United Division 1 Norra 19 8 19 8
2012 AIK Allsvenskan 18 2 2 0 7 0 27 2
2013 23 4 3 1 26 5
2014 10 1 1 0 11 1
AIK total 51 7 6 1 7 0 64 8
2014-15 Palermo Serie A 19 2 1 0 20 2
2015-16 30 1 2 1 32 2
Palermo total 49 3 3 1 52 4
Career Total 119 18 8 2 7 0 135 20

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. 

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