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John Boye



John Boye Black Stars
CLUB:
Sivasspor ()
POSITION:
Defender
BORN:
1987-04-23
BIRTHPLACE:
PREVIOUS CLUBS:
Heart of Lions, Stade Rennais FC, Kayseri
HEIGHT / WEIGHT:
185cm/72kg
NIKNAME:
GHANA DEBUT :
2008-06-22
CAPS/GOALS:
-/-

Early career
Boye began his career with Schwepps' youth academy, where he played alongside Mohammed Iddi, he then later went on to play at Pro Consult Sports Academy and Miracle FC.
Heart of Lions and Rennes (loan)
Boye moved to Stade Rennais (Rennes) on 29 July 2008 after a two-week trial, he first arrived at Rennes on loan on 1 September 2008 from Ghana Premier League club Heart of Lions with an option to buy, and returned to Heart of Lions on 30 June 2009.


Boye had long been a target for Rennes, but an early attempt from Rennes to sign him in 2009 broke down when it was claimed that he had already signed a deal with the Israeli club, Hapoel Petach Tikva.


Rennes
In July 2009, the situation had been wrapped up by Heart of Lions, allowing Rennes to complete the move before the summer transfer window 2009 deadline, he signed a contract on 10 July 2009, completing his move from his former club Heart of Lions to Stade Rennais.


International career
On 17 June 2008, Boye was called up for the Ghana Black Stars, his debut was on 22 June 2008 against Gabon. Boye was included in the Ghana national team's 23-man squad for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations in January 2012 and he made his tournament debut in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations match against Botswana on 24 January 2012.


He was named in the Black Stars provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup Brazil, 2014.





He was also part of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations team that took a silver medal after they lost to Ivory Coast in a 8-9 penalty shoot out.