Profiling Black Stars strikers: Who is Patrick Agyemang?
Born on 20th September 1980 at Walthamstow, UK , Patrick agyemang must definitely be rearing to go as he has been included in Coach Dujkovic's squad list for Ghana's International Friendly against Mexico.The pacy 6ft 1in /12st striker who plays for Preston fc (An English Championship Team(English Level 2)) might have almost given up hope of being called up to stake a claim for a spot in the World Cup squad.
His first International cap was against Nigeria on 30th May 2003 and he made a sudden impact by scoring in the 3-1 loss to the Super Eagles. However any dreams of making a break-through in the Black Stars was put on hold and has had to wait for 3 years for his second cap.
At England he has scored 37 goals so far in his career. 0 for Brentford in 1999, at Wimbledon scor! ed 5 in the 2000-01 season, 4 in 01/02, 6 in 02/03 and 6 in 03/04 .Scored 6 goals for Gillingham in the 2003-2004 season, whiles in the 2004/05 season he scored 6 goals for Gillingham and 4 for Preston.
So far this season he has made 13 league appearance and came off the bench for 16 other.Has 5 goals so far and is joint top scorer at Preston. He has started 3 FA Cup matches and 1 league game but couldn't find the net.
Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Patrick Agyemang-Black Stars newest striker. One could only pat Dujkovic at the back for giving the young striker a CHANCE to stake for a World Cup spot....yes we are casting our nets wider in the race to get the best strikers for the World Cup.It is now up to patrick to justify himself.
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