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Frank Acheampong


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Date of Birth:
1993-10-16
Place of Birth:
Asante Mampong

Frank Opoku Acheampong is a professibal Ghanaian footballer who plays for the Ghana National Tean and as a forward for for Chinese Super League club Tianjin TEDA.

He started his career with Romain Krider as his first coach and was invited for trials by Sheikh Mansour, who owns the English side Manchester City, to his base in Abu Dhabi, to be observed by Al-Jazeera. He joined in February 2011 Thai League T1 side Buriram United and was invited for a trial with Scottish club Celtic in December 2012.

In January 2013 he was moved to Belgian club R.S.C. Anderlecht on a loan until the end of the 2012–2013 season.

On 16 April 2013, Acheampong signed for the Belgian champions R.S.C. Anderlecht for a fee of €1 million. On 28 July, Acheampong made his first appearance for Anderlecht against KSC Lokeren; he came on in the 70th minute in a 2–3 loss.

He scored his first goal in Belgium which came out in the 69th minute during the the 4–1 win over KAA Gent. He also made his first UEFA Champions League appearance against Benfica but was 46th minute but Benfica was victorious.

Frank Acheampong joined Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA on a six-month loan deal on July 13 2017 and made his debut on 22 July 2017. He was permanently signed to Tianjin Teda on 8 November 2017.

Career

Frank was in August 2012 called to the natinal team for a friendly match agaisnt China PR in Xi'an. He made his debut in the starting lineup while Ghana drew 1–1 with China on 15 August.

He also bacame the capain of Ghana's U-20's on 23 September 2012, scored twice as in a match against Morocco U-20 in 2013 African Youth Championship qualification.

On 10 September 2013, Acheampong scored his first international goal for Ghana against Japan in a friendly match.

Honours

Buriram United

Thai League T1: 2011

Thai FA Cup: 2011, 2012

Thai League Cup: 2011, 2012

RSC Anderlecht

Belgian Pro League: 2013–14, 2016–17

Belgian Super Cup: 2013, 2014

National

Ghana U-20

FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2013 ; Third Place

Ghana

Africa Cup of Nations runner-up:2015

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