Willie Evans (footballer, born 1939)

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Willie Evans
Personal information
Date of birth 21 November 1939
Date of death c. 2014 (aged 74–75)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1968 Atlanta Chiefs 24 (0)
1969–1971 Washington Darts 48 (0)
1972–1973 Miami Toros 23 (1)
Total 95 (1)
National team
Ghana
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Willie Evans (21 November 1939 – c. 2014)[1] was a Ghanaian footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a defender.

Career[edit]

Professional[edit]

Evans played professional soccer in the United States, competing in the NPSL, NASL and ASL for the Atlanta Chiefs, the Washington Darts, and the Miami Toros.[2] He was named to the 1969 ASL All-Star Team.[3]

International[edit]

Evans played international football for Ghana,[4] and started on the team that won the 1965 African Cup of Nations in Tunisia.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Names of 71 Ex Black Star Players To Benefit From Gov't GHc1.7m Package". 30 May 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2018. The departed from that squad are: Addoi Odametey, Sam Acquah, Willie Evans, Kwame Nti, Paa Nii Lutterodt, Oman Mensah and Joe Addision
  2. ^ "Profile". NASL Jerseys.
  3. ^ "The Year in American Soccer - 1969". American Soccer History Archives.
  4. ^ "Willie Evans". National-Football-Teams.com.
  5. ^ Courtney, Barrie; Cruickshank, Mark; Jönsson, Mikael; Knight, Ken; Mazet, François; Morrison, Neil; Stokkermans, Karel. "African Nations Cup 1965". RSSSF, 15 August 2013. Retrieved on 18 August 2013.

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