Famous Ghanaian Football Players

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Michael Essien
(Footballer)
Michael Essien
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Birthdate: December 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Accra
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Marcel Desailly
(Former Footballer centre-back and defensive midfielder)
Marcel Desailly
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Birthdate: September 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

Born in Ghana, Marcel Desailly first gained attention after moving to the Olympique de Marseille and winning the UEFA Champions League. He then gained fame with AC Milan and Chelsea, and was part of the 1998 World Cup-winning French squad. A BBC Sport pundit post-retirement, he also represents UNICEF

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Freddy Adu
(Fotball player)
Freddy Adu
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Birthdate: June 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tema, Ghana

Freddy Adu is an American soccer player who was touted as the next Pelé when he was 14 years old. However, he did not live up to the expectations and has since been a journeyman, playing for several teams in different countries. He currently plays for Österlen FF, a Swedish Division 1 club. He has also represented his national team.

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Abedi Pele
(Footballer)
Abedi Pele
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Birthdate: November 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyebi, Ghana
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Chris Hughton
(Footballer)
Chris Hughton
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Birthdate: December 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stratford, London, England, UK

Born to a Ghanaian father and an Irish mother, Chris Hughton became the first biracial footballer from Ireland. Mostly known for his stint with Tottenham Hotspur as a player, he later also coached the team. He was part of the FA Cup- and UEFA Cup-winning squads of Tottenham.

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Asamoah Gyan
(Ghanaian footballer)
Asamoah Gyan
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Birthdate: November 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Accra
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André Ayew
(Association football player)
André Ayew
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Birthdate: December 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seclin, France
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Sulley Muntari
(Footballer)
Sulley Muntari
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Birthdate: August 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Konongo, Ghana
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Ezekiel Ansah
(American Football player)
Ezekiel Ansah
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Birthdate: May 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
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Emmanuel Frimpong
(Footballer)
Emmanuel Frimpong
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Birthdate: January 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kumasi
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Baba Rahman
(Football player)
Baba Rahman
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Birthdate: July 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tamale, Ghana
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Kwadwo Asamoah
(Ghanaian footballer)
Kwadwo Asamoah
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Birthdate: December 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kumasi
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Jeffrey Schlupp
(Full back, Winger)
Jeffrey Schlupp
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Birthdate: December 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Stephen Appiah
(Footballer)
Stephen Appiah
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Birthdate: December 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Achimota
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Kevin Danso
(Football player Centre-back)
Kevin Danso
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Birthdate: September 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Voitsberg, Austria
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John Pantsil
(Footballer)
John Pantsil
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Birthdate: June 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berekum
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Kwasi Okyere Wriedt
(Footballer forward position)
Kwasi Okyere Wriedt
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Birthdate: July 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Kelvin Yeboah
(Football player - Forward)
Kelvin Yeboah
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Birthdate: May 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
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Otto Addo
(Former Footballer attacking midfielder position)
Otto Addo
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Birthdate: June 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Dominic Oduro
(Footballer)
Dominic Oduro
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Birthdate: August 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
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Kwame Ayew
(Association football player)
Kwame Ayew
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Birthdate: December 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tamale, Ghana
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Mohammed Muntari
(Association football player)
Mohammed Muntari
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Birthdate: December 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
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Emmanuel Gyasi
(Football player - Forward)
Emmanuel Gyasi
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Birthdate: January 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
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Daniel-Kofi Kyereh
(Footballer forward position)
Daniel-Kofi Kyereh
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Birthdate: March 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
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Edwin Gyasi
(Footballer midfielder)
Edwin Gyasi
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Birthdate: July 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Roberto Massimo
(Football player - Forward)
Roberto Massimo
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Birthdate: October 12, 2000
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
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Ray Styles
(Pencil artist)
Ray Styles
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Birthdate: January 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ghana
Died: October 1, 2020
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Nana Poku
(Association football player)
Nana Poku
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Birthdate: September 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ghana
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Francis Dickoh
(Footballer centre-back.)
Francis Dickoh
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Birthdate: December 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Daniel Tagoe
(Football player - Defender)
Daniel Tagoe
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Birthdate: March 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
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Daniel Adade
(Footballer Striker)
Daniel Adade
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Birthdate: April 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana