PLAYER PROFILE 
Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu
Emmanuel Agyeman Badu 02.11
CLUB: Udinese ()
POSITION: Midfield
BORN: 1990-12-02
BIRTHPLACE: Berekum
PREVIOUS CLUBS Berlin F.C.,Berekum Arsenal, Asante Kotoko, Recreativo de Huelva(SPA)
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 173/-
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GHANA DEBUT: 2008-06-08 ( Lesotho )
CAPS/GOALS: 41/7
Honors/Achievements
 
  • FIFA U-20 world champion 2009
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      Career: Badu began his career at Berlin F.C. in Berekum, before later signing for Berekum Arsenal in 2001. He was announced in the Ghana Premier League All Star Team [2] on 21 May 2007. Then on 11 July 2008 he left Berekum Arsenal signing a one year loan contract with Asante Kotoko. Badu had trials in England with Middlesbrough in August 2008 and at Wolves three months later.[5] He signed than on 16 April 2009 a six months loan contract with Recreativo de Huelva. His contract with the Spanish club Recreativo de Huelva was dissolved in September 2009 and he moved back to Asante Kotoko
    Signed for Udinese in November 2009

    Agyemang-Badu has represented Ghana at under-20, under-23 & senior level. On 22 May 2008 was his first call to the Black Stars His first game was on 8 June 2008 against Lesotho national football team[12]. On 1 January 2009 was named for the Black Satellites for the 2009 African Youth Championship in Rwanda.
    Badu played for the Black Starletts at 2009 African Championship of Nations in C?te d'Ivoire and presented his team at 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt. Badu scored the winning sudden death penalty on 16 October 2009 in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup Final against Brazil. The penalty made Ghana the first African nation to win the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

    After showing his potential, Agyemang-Badu was rewarded internationally but missed out on a place in the Black Stars' 2010 World Cup squad due to injury.

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