Sebastian Barnes (footballer)

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Sebastian Barnes
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-11-18) 18 November 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Ghana
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1995 Hearts of Oak
1995–1996 Bayer 04 Leverkusen 0 (0)
1997 Orlando Sundogs 23 (14)
1997–1998 1. FSV Mainz 05 6 (0)
1998–2001 VfL Hamm/Sieg
2006–2008 SF Neitersen
National team
1991–1993 Ghana U17 12 (0)
1994 Ghana 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Sebastian Barnes (born 18 November 1976) is a Ghanaian former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a midfielder.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Barnes began his career with Hearts of Oak,[2] before playing for top-level German teams Bayer 04 Leverkusen and 1. FSV Mainz 05.[3] In 1997, Barnes played for the Orlando Sundogs in the USISL A-League.[4] After leaving Mainz in 1998, Barnes played for a number of lower league German clubs, including VfL Hamm/Sieg and SF Neitersen.[2]

International career[edit]

After representing Ghana at the FIFA U-17 World Championship in both 1991 and 1993,[5] Barnes earned one cap for the senior team in 1994.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barnes, Sebastian" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Sebastian Barnes". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Sebastian Barnes at fussballdaten.de (in German)
  4. ^ Solano, Javier (6 April 1997). "Sundogs Hitch Their Hopes To Shooting Star". orlandosentinel.com. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Sebastian BarnesFIFA competition record