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Ernest Asante

Ernest Asante
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Ernest Asante play against Mjøndalen IF, May 2012.
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-11-06) 6 November 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Sunyani, Ghana
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position(s) Right winger
Club information
Current team
Al-Fujairah
Number 70
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Feyenoord Academy ? (?)
2009–2010 Beveren 26 (3)
2011–2014 Start 109 (25)
2015–2016 Stabæk 50 (12)
2016–2018 FC Nordsjælland 66 (21)
2018–2019 Al Jazira 24 (8)
2019–2020 Al-Hazem 9 (0)
2020– Al-Fujairah 0 (0)
National team
2019– Ghana 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 September 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 March 2019

Ernest Asante (born 6 November 1988) is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Al-Fujairah .[1] He is primarily a winger, but he can also be used as a striker.[2]

Club career

Early career

Asante played for the Brong Ahafo U12 side in the National Milo Games hosted in Sunyani, B/A while attending middle school at Ridge.[citation needed]

Start

On 23 January 2011, Asante signed a three-year contract with Norwegian Tippeligaen side IK Start after impressing on trial.[3] On 3 April 2011, he made his debut for Start in a 5–1 win against Strømsgodset, coming on as a substitute in the 60th minute and setting up a goal.

Stabæk

On 7 March 2015, Asante signed a three-year contract with league rivals Stabæk Fotball.[4]

FC Nordsjælland

In August 2016 he signed a contactr with Danish Superliga club FC Nordsjælland.[5]

International career

Asante played in the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship, the eleventh edition of the tournament, which was held in the cities of Lima, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Piura and Iquitos in Peru between 16 September and 2 October 2005. Ghana placed third after drawing in all of their three group matches, scoring three and conceding three in the process.[citation needed]

He made his debut for the Ghana national football team on 23 March 2019 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya, as a 76th-minute substitute for Jordan Ayew.[6]

Career statistics

As of 4 June 2018[7][8]
Club Season Division League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Start 2011 Tippeligaen 23 0 4 1 27 1
2012 Adeccoligaen 29 11 4 1 33 12
2013 Tippeligaen 28 6 4 0 32 6
2014 29 8 4 0 33 8
Total 109 25 16 2 0 0 125 27
Stabæk 2015 Tippeligaen 30 10 6 2 36 12
2016 20 2 4 0 2 0 26 2
Total 50 12 10 2 2 0 62 14
Nordsjælland 2016–17 Superliga 30 5 2 0 32 5
2017–18 36 16 0 0 36 16
Total 66 21 2 0 0 0 68 21
Al Jazira 2018–19 UAE Pro-League 26 8 1 0 27 8
Total 26 8 1 0 0 0 27 8
Career total 251 66 29 4 2 0 282 70

References

  1. ^ "Ernest Asante solgt til Al Jazira FC". fcn.dk. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  2. ^ "- Asante kan brukes som spiss (Norwegian)". sornett.no. 25 January 2011. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-08.
  3. ^ "Asante blir Start-spiller (Norwegian)". ikstart.no. 23 January 2011. Archived from the original on 30 January 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-08.
  4. ^ "Asante klar for Stabæk". Stabæk Fotball (in Norwegian). Stabæk Fotball. 7 March 2015. Archived from the original on 10 March 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  5. ^ "FCN henter offensiv ghaneser". bold.dk. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Ghana v Kenya game report". Confederation of African Football. 23 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Ernest Asante » Club matches". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  8. ^ "NIFS - Norsk & Internasjonal Fotballstatistikk". nifs.no (in Norwegian). Retrieved 1 December 2017.

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