Kofi Danning

Kofi Danning ( born March 2, 1991, Kumasi, Ghana) is an Australian football player. The attacker is since 2011 the A- League club Brisbane Roar under contract.

Club career

Born in Ghana Danning grew up in Canberra, Australia, and took his first footballing steps at senior level in the ACT Premier League in Canberra FC and the O'Connor Knights. A year ago at the Australian Institute of Sport followed in 2008 a contract offer for the youth team of the Sydney FC in the newly formed A-League National Youth League. In early 2009 he came to the last four games for the first team in the A- League action. In his second game he scored against Wellington Phoenix shortly before playing the 1-0 winning goal, a goal followed on Gameday at following the 1-3 defeat against Queensland Roar. On 21 February, he won with the Sydney's junior team by a 2-0 win in the final over Adelaide United, the first season of the Youth League.

The following season, Danning was still predominantly in the junior team used for the pro team he scored in seven inserts a hit. In the play-off games that finished with Sydney winning the championship, Danning was not used.


After the middle of 2008, the FIFA game authorization criteria for immigrants without roots in the country significantly worsened, it was unclear whether Danning is operational eligible for Australian team selection. In August 2009, he finally received by the World Association approval in the future to play for Australia. With the Australian U -20 team, he then took in September 2009 at the World Youth Championship in Egypt, in part, failed with his team, but in the preliminary round. In official tournament report Danning is one of three players highlighted his team, and with the attributes, mobile, tireless, good crosses, quickly described.