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William Amamoo
Personal information
Full name William Amamoo
Date of birth (1985-04-04) 4 April 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Floriana
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Liberty Professionals F.C.
2001 Dawu Youngstars 23 (0)
2002 Heart of Lions 7 (0)
2003–2004 FC Farul Constanţa[1] 1 (0)
2005–2006 Syrianska Södertälje 23 (0)
2006–2007 FC Sopron[2] 2 (0)
2008–2009 Vasalunds IF
2008 FC Telecom Egypt (loan) 8 (0)
2010–2011 Hapoel Petah Tikva 3 (0)
2011 Enköpings SK
2011– Floriana
National team
2008– Ghana 3 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 June 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:42, 28 June 2008 (UTC)

William Amamoo, (born 4 April 1985[3] in Accra) is a Ghanaian footballer. He currently plays for Floriana F.C. in the Maltese Premier League.

Career

Amamoo began his career in 1998 with the famous Ghanaian club Liberty Professionals F.C. and qualified the team from Division One to the Premiership.[4] He left to Dawu Youngsters in 2000, and later joined Ghana Premier League club Heart of Lions in 2002. In May 2003 he moved to Romanian Liga I team FC Farul Constanţa.[5]

Amamoo played 25 games with Constanţa and moved to Swedish team Syrianska FC,[6] Then he moved to FC Sopron[7] He later moved in 2008 to Swedish team Vasalunds IF,[8] after Sweden William moved to Egypt and signed a loan contract for FC Telecom Egypt. He then returned in 2009 to Vasalunds IF in Sweden after his loan. Amamoo joined and signed in 2010 a three-year contract deal with Hapoel Petah Tikva in Israel, but the contract was annulled in March 2011. He made only 3 appearances for the Israeli club.[citation needed]

In July 2011, Amamoo signed a one-year contract with Maltese side Floriana.[citation needed]

International career

He received first cap for the Blacks Stars at the friendly match against Australia on 23 May 2008.[9]

Personal life

He requested the Romanian passport, the wish was to play for the Romania national football team,[10] the claim was 2004 rejected.[11] He got married to his Swedish fiance, Susana in Accra recently and that can facilitate his quest for a Swedish passport.[12]

Background

The Black Stars goalkeeper, has pledged his continuous support for the family of Ibrahim Dossey, who died on 9 December 2008. The Egypt-based goalie had launched a campaign to raise funds to save Dossey's life until his death.

Amamoo has promised to fund the education of Dossey's daughter,who was unhurt in the serious car accident that resulted in his death.

“ I have decided to cater for his daughter's education because if you know Ibrahim,you will know that he was close to her,” Amamoo told.

“ I think so far as I live for long, I will do things that will make her happy in life. I also intend to invite her to Sweden for holidays and all that.[13]

“ You know about my foundation,I’m thinking of continuing in memory of him and my late father.”

Amamoo could not attend the burial because of his club commitments.[14]

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