Amass Amankona

Fredrick Amass Amankona (born 2 August 1995) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays for USL League One club Richmond Kickers as a midfielder.

Amass Amankona
Personal information
Full name Fredrick Amass Amankona
Date of birth (1995-08-02) 2 August 1995
Place of birth Kumasi, Ghana
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Richmond Kickers
Number 8
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 University of Ghana
2013–2015 Dayton Flyers 61 (23)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015 Charlotte Eagles 14 (3)
2016 Real Monarchs 26 (1)
2017 Dayton Dutch Lions 10 (0)
2018 Indy Eleven 0 (0)
2019– Richmond Kickers 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 October 2019

Career

College and amateur

Amankona played three years of college soccer at the University of Dayton from 2013 to 2015. Prior to that, he'd spent a year at the University of Ghana.[1]

While at college, Amankona played with Premier Development League side Charlotte Eagles.[2]

Professional

On 19 January 2016, Amankona was selected 46th overall in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft by Real Salt Lake.[3] However, he wasn't signed by Salt Lake, instead joining their United Soccer League affiliate Real Monarchs.[4]

On 8 February 2018, Amankona joined the Indy Eleven of the United Soccer League.[5]

On 4 January 2019, Amankona made the move to USL League One club Richmond Kickers.[6]

References

  1. "Amass Amankona". daytonflyers.com. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-03. Retrieved 2016-03-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "RSL selects Amass Amankona with third-round draft pick". rslsoapbox.com. Vox Media, Inc. 19 January 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  4. "Monarchs Sign Three Players to Round Out 2016 Roster". rsl.com. MLS. 22 March 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  5. "MIDFIELDER AMASS AMANKONA SIGNS WITH INDY ELEVEN". indyeleven.com. Indy Eleven. 8 February 2018. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  6. https://www.uslleagueone.com/news_article/show/982040


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