Do you have any idea how many British Ghanaian footballers that there are?
There are many of them I must tell you.
But what are their names? Their salaries? Their age? And who are their parents and where are their origins?
I’m going to showcase top five British Ghanaian footballers in this article.
Top 5 British Ghanaian Footballers
CALLUM JAMES HUDSON ODOI
Callum James Hudson Odoi, 21, was born in Wandsworth, London, to Ghanaian parents Bismark Odoi and Jenifer Odoi, making him a British citizen by birth.
The second child of three, Odoi got his inspiration to play football from his father, an ex-Ghanaian Midfielder.
He joined Chelsea Football Academy at the age of 8 and, from there, grew to the senior team, where he made his debut in December 2017 at the age of 17.
However, it was until 2019 he began featuring in more games.
On the international scene, Odoi, despite having full Ghanaian roots, chose to feature for England.
DANIEL NII TACKIE MENSAH WELBECK
Popularly known as Danny Welbeck, Daniel NiiTackie Mensah Welbeck is a British Ghanaian footballer who plays for Brighton and Holves Albion.
He was born in Manchester, England, by Ghanaian parents, Victor Chris Welbeck and Elizabeth Tumtuo Welbeck, making him British by birth.
His father is from the Greater Accra Region, and his mother from Nkawie in the Ghanaian Ashanti region.
Daniel plays as a forward for Brighton and Hove Albion and the English National team.
His decision to play for the Three Lions is not far-fetched, given he was born in England and had been in the England Academy since he was a child.
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ANDREW KYERE YIADOM
Andrew kyere Yiadom was born on the 2nd of December 1991 to Ghanaian parents Mr and Mrs Yiadomin Holloway in England, making him a British citizen.
He currently plays as a midfielder for Reading F.C. and the Ghanaian National team.
Speaking of his childhood years, Andrew revealed his parents were always busy working while he tried to carve a career path in football.
He started his youth career in Watford but didn’t get a professional contract after his scholarship.
In 2011-2012, he joined the English Championship side Braintree town and featured in 28 games and scored 7 goals.
He joined Barnet F.C. for a four-year spell in 2012-2016 and scored 14 goals in 169 appearances.
Andy played for the Black Stars of Ghana for the first time in the 2017 Africa cup of Nations.
TARIQUE KUMAHI MALACHI AKWESI FOSU
Tarique kumahl Malachi Akwesi, 26, was born in Wandsworth, England, to Ghanaian parents, Mr and Mrs Fosu.
He stayed in England till age 3 before been relocated to Kumasi, Ghana, for his elementary education.
Akwesi currently plays as a winger for Brentford and the Ghana National team. He scored his first club goal against Fleetwood in a game that was his sixth appearance.
He moved on to other championship sides, including Accrington Stanley, Colchester United, Charlton Athletic club, and Oxford United, winning the league one PFA player for the season.
Kwesi Appiah was born on the 12th of August 1990 in Camberwell, England, to a Ghanaian father and an English mother.
He is the son of James Kwesi Appiah, a former Ghanaian coach.
Kwesi currently plays as a striker in the North East Football Club and the Ghana National team.
He started his youth career in 2008 with Ebbsfleet, where he played in 3 games and scored 1 goal.
In 2010 he scored 2 goals for Kettering town club in 15 games.
In the same year, he also played 4 games for Brackley town and scored 1 goal.
He represented Ghana in the 2015 Africa cup of Nations and scored a goal in the quarterfinals.
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Those are the top 5 British Ghanaian footballers I just shared with you. Feel free to increase the list by adding the other ones you know in the comment box.
This article was most recently revised and updated 1 week ago