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Nana Ofori-Twumasi
Personal information
Full name Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi
Date of birth 15 May 1990 (1990-05-15) (age 19)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Dagenham & Redbridge
(on loan from Chelsea)
Number 3
Youth career
000?–2009 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Chelsea 0 (0)
2009– Dagenham & Redbridge (loan) 8 (2)
National team
England U16
England U17
England U18
2009– England U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:50, 12 December 2009 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:50, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi (born 15 May 1990) is a professional Ghanaian-born English footballer who plays as a defender for Dagenham & Redbridge on loan from Chelsea.


Early life

Ofori-Twumasi was born in Accra, Ghana and moved to England at the age of nine.[1][2] He grew up on a housing estate in west London.[1]

Football career


Club career

He started his career as a Chelsea Youth Team player, eventually becoming captain.[1] Ofori-Twumasi signed his first professional contract with Chelsea in 2007.[1]

It was announced on 13 November 2009, that Ofori-Twumasi had joined League Two club Dagenham & Redbridge on a one-month loan deal.[3 ] He made his Football League debut on 14 November for Dagenham & Redbridge in their 1–0 away victory against Accrington Stanley.[4 ] His loan was extended on 17 December, until 9 January 2010.[5]

International career

Despite being born in Ghana, Ofori-Twumasi represented England at under-16, under-17, under-18 and under-20 levels.[2][1][3 ] Before England under-20's faced Ghana under-20's Ofori-Twumasi stated he has no doubts over his allegiance and said; "The game will be emotional, but I’m English now and that’s who I want to play for, so there will be no love lost between us."[2]


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