Gideon Baah

Gideon Baah
Gideon Baah
Gideon Baah
Defender
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Real Name: Gideon Baah
HT: 6' 0" WT: 185
International
Loaned Out
Age: 27 (10/01/1991)
Birthplace: Accra, Greater Accra Region , Greater Accra Region
Hometown: Accra, Greater Accra Region

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016: Totaled 9 appearances, including six starts, and scored two goals... Suffered season-ending tibia fracture on July 10. Made Red Bulls debut in season-opener on March 6 at Red Bull Arena... Scored first MLS goal against NYC FC on May 21... Scored at Real Salt Lake on June 22... Open Cup: Started first USOC match at Rochester on June 15.

2014-15: Made 41 regular season appearances in two seasons with HJK Helsinki … Made his UEFA Champions League debut in 2014 and went on to play in six Champions League qualifiers, recording one goal and one assist … Played five UEFA Europa League matches and scored two goals … Won 2015 Finnish League Cup, Finland’s domestic Open Cup competition, and the 2014 Finnish Championship … Made 70 total appearances in the Finnish league over the course of three season, totaling four goals and seven assists.

2013-14: Made 29 appearances for FC Honka in 2013 … Signed a permanent deal with FC Honka in July 2013 … Named 2013 Rookie of the Year and Defender of the Year … Played in one UEFA Europa League match … Transferred to HJK Helsinki in February 2014.

2009-13: Played four seasons with Asante Kotoko of the Ghanaian Premier League … Loaned to FC Honka of the Veikkausliiga, the top division in Finland, in 2013.

INTERNATIONAL

Ghana international (1 cap) … Received first senior team call up in October 2015 for a friendly against Canada at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. … Received his first international cap as an 87th minute substitute … Played for Ghana U-20 in 2009.

PERSONAL

In 2007, a 16-year-old Baah rose above 32,000 contestants and won a Ghanaian soccer reality show called MTN Soccer Academy … Among the prizes for winning the show was a two-week trial at Chelsea FC academy.

ACQUIRED

Transferred from HJK Helsinki on February 9, 2016.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017NY Red Bulls00000000000
2016NY Red Bulls9624670838000
Career Totals-9624670838000
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