Samuel Tetteh

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Samuel Tetteh
FC Liefering vs SC Wiener Neustadt (23. September 2016) 05.jpg
Personal information
Full name Samuel Tetteh
Date of birth (1996-07-28) 28 July 1996 (age 22)[1]
Place of birth Ghana
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
LASK Linz (loan)
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 West African Football Academy 13 (5)
2016– Liefering 26 (12)
2017– Red Bull Salzburg 0 (0)
2018–LASK Linz (loan) 16 (5)
National team
Ghana U-20 5 (1)
2015– Ghana 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 05:51, 9 April 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 May 2018

Samuel Tetteh (born 28 July 1996) is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays as a forward for LASK Linz on loan from FC Red Bull Salzburg and the farm team FC Liefering in Austria.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Early career[edit]

Tetteh started playing for the West African Football Academy in 2014, He rose to fame in the 2016 season which he scored 5 goals in 13 matches and was labeled as one of the rising stars in the Ghana Premier League and scoring against Asante Kotoko S.C. in his debut match. [2] He started attracting scouts and teams from Europe due to his good form and being future prospect to shine.

FC Liefering[edit]

Tetteh joined FC Liefering during the summer of 2016. In his debut season for the Austrian side he scored an impressive 10 goals and provides assists for 5 goals ,meaning he contributed to 15 goals in 20 matches.[3][4]

FC Red Bull Salzburg[edit]

Due to his impressive displays for Fc Liefering, In January 2017, Tetteh was put into the squad of FC Red Bull Salzburg.[5]

LASK Linz[edit]

Tetteh was loaned out to fellow Austrian club LASK Linz for one and half season starting from January 2018. [6] He ended the 2017-2018 season with 5 goals 6 assists helping the team to a 4th place and qualification into the Europa league.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played on 27 May 2018[7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
WAFA 2016 Ghanaian Premier League 13 5 0 0 13 5
Liefering 2016–17 Austrian Football First League 20 10 0 0 20 10
2017–18 6 2 0 0 6 2
Total 26 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 12
Salzburg 2017–18 Austrian Football Bundesliga 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
LASK Linz (loan) 2017–18 Austrian Football Bundesliga 16 5 16 5
Career totals 55 22 1 0 0 0 1 0 57 22

International[edit]

Tetteh made his first senior international appearance in a friendly against Congo on 1 September 2015, having substituted Solomon Asante in the 90th minute. On 3 September 2016, Tetteh scored his first international goal for Ghana.[8]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Ghana's goal tally first.[8]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 September 2016 Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana  Rwanda 1–0 1–1 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

Personal life[edit]

His younger brother Benjamin plays as a forward for AC Sparta Prague.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samuel Tetteh" (in German). weltfussball.de. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  2. ^ "WAFA star Samuel Tetteh happy to score against Kotoko in league opener". social_image. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  3. ^ "2016–17 Austrian Football First League". Wikipedia. 2018-05-07.
  4. ^ "Samuel Tetteh strikes again in Austria". 2016-09-09. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  5. ^ "Samuel Tetteh erhält Vertrag beim FC Red Bull Salzburg" (in German). redbullsalzburg.at. 31 January 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Samuel Tetteh happy to help LASK Linz to Europa Cup qualification". www.ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 2018-08-06.
  7. ^ Samuel Tetteh at Soccerway. Retrieved 28May 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Congo vs Ghana (2:3)". National Football Teams. Retrieved 6 May 2016.

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