Player Profile: Ebenezer Ofori

By Mutala Yakubu
Ebenezer Ofori
Ebenezer Ofori

Ebenezer Ofori is a Ghanaian midfielder who plays for Major League Soccer side New York City on loan from VfB Stuggart.

 Date of birth
23-year-old Ofori was born on 1 July 1995 in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana.

Early football career


Ebenezer Ofori started his professional career with Ghanaian side New Edubiase. He made 17 appearances for them and scored 4 goals between 2012 and 2013.

AIK


He moved to Swedish side AIK in 2013, he made his debut for AIK against Manchester United in a friendly in that same year.
He spent three seasons with AIK and made a total of 81 appearances and scored 4 goals.

VfB Stuttgart


Ofori moved to Germany in 2017 to join VfB Stuttgart in the Bundesliga 2. He helped Stuttgart to emerge champions of the German second tier league and secure promotion back to the German top flight.
He only played on ten occasions for Stuggart

New York City (loan)

On 21 February 2018, Ofori joined MLS side New York City FC on loan until the end of the 2018 MLS season.
He has so far played 20 times and scored once.

International career

Ofori was called up to the Ghana national football team for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

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He made his debut for Ghana in a 1–0 loss to Burkina Faso national football team on 4 February 2017. He scored in his second game for the Black Stars in an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia.

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