Tag Archives: David Accam

Accam :Ghana must change planning approach for competitions

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Ghana and Philadelphia Union forward David Accam wants a change in approach to how the Black Stars prepare for various competitions if winning the next Afcon will become a reality. Ghana missed out on the 2018 World Cup in Russia,a situation the pacy forward believes could have been avoided if certain procedures had been handled differently. Ghana begun the Russia ...

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Chicago Fire trade David Accam to Philadelphia Union – sources

David Accam is second to Jonathan Mensah on the Ghanaian earners chart in the MLS

PHILADELPHIA — The Chicago Fire have traded David Accam to the Philadelphia Union in a major trade at the MLS SuperDraft, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the move. The Fire will receive in excess of $1 million in allocation money split between general and targeted allocation funds, sources said. Accam has scored 33 goals with 15 assists in the past three seasons in MLS. The 27-year-old Ghanaian winger ...

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David Accam undergoes hernia operation

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Chicago Fire midfielder David Accam underwent bilateral sports hernia surgery on Tuesday.   The procedure was performed without complication by Dr. William Hutchinson at the Pacific Coast Hernia Center. Accam appeared in 30 matches and played 2,177 minutes for the Men In Red this season, both career highs for his time in Major League Soccer. Accam additionally set MLS career ...

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Accam’s backheel finish nominated for Goal of the Year

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Black Stars and Chicago Fire forward David Accam has been nominated for MLS Goal of the Year for his strike against Orlando City SC in June. Accam finished off a brilliant team move with a cheeky back heel finish in a game where he scored a hat trick to steer the side to a 4-0 win. The 27 year old ...

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MLS Playoffs: Success for Mensah, Afful while Blessing, Accam suffer defeats

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It was a mixed bag of emotions for high-profile Ghanaian players in the first round of Major Soccer League playoffs in the United States. Jonathan Mensah, Harrison Afful, Mohammed Abu and Lalas Abubakar enjoyed success Columbus Crew beat Atlanta United 3-1 on penalties in the knockout round. While Mensah lasted the entire match, Afful was substituted on the 120th minute ...

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Accam excited at MLS Playoff opportunity

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Ghana’s David Accam says he is happy to be in the MLS playoffs with his team, Chicago Fire, and is hoping for success. After a four-year absence, the Fire are back in the playoffs on the back of a good regular season which saw them finishing 3rd in the Eastern Conference. Accam scored 14 goals this season and he is ...

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In demand: Accam reveals growing interest from clubs

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Ghana and Chicago Fire midfielder David Accam has acknowledged that his rich vein of form has led to increased interest in his services from a number of clubs across Europe. His 12 goals for Fire this season ranks fifth on the MLS scoring chart to go with 7 assists that has elevated Chicago to second on the Eastern Conference standings. ...

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Accam bags hat-trick as Chicago Fire torch Orlando Fire

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Ghana’s David Accam played out an outstanding display for Chicago Fire as they thumped Orlando City 4-0 in the Major League Soccer in the United States on Saturday. Accam had been in good form since the start of the season and fans and followers of the league had been speaking of his making the MLS All Star team and his ...

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Record breaker Accam strangely ignored by Black Stars

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Pacy Ghanaian forward David Accam has made history with his club side Chicago Fire in the MLS after becoming the first player in their history to score in five consecutive matches. A Fire first. Congrats to @iamdavidaccam on becoming the first-ever #cf97 player to score in 5️⃣ straight games❗️🖐🏽 pic.twitter.com/jIdh2CvYMo — Chicago Fire (@ChicagoFire) May 26, 2017 However his form ...

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Accam scores for Chicago Fire in 1-1 draw with Columbus Crew

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Black Stars forward David Accam got his first goal of the new MLS season on match day one as Chicago Fire drew 1-1 away to Columbus Crew. Accam came up against fellow Black Stars players, Harrison Afful and Jonathan Mensah in the match but they could not stop him from finding the net in the 73rd minute. In fact, Afful ...

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