HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Columbus, effective Jan. 1, 2020, in exchange for $350,000 in General Allocation Money and $100,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, on May 16, 2019.
The journeyman attacker joins MLS expansion side Nashville SC looking to put the club on the right foot to begin their tenure in the top flight. At his best, Accam is one of the most dynamic attacking players in MLS, but injuries have hampered his form in recent seasons and he will look to return to his best.
INTERNATIONAL: Was a member of the Ghana squad that reached the final of the 2015 African Cup of Nations. Earned his first cap for the Black Stars on Jan. 19, 2015 when he entered in the first group match against Senegal. Scored his first international goal on June 14, 2015 in a 7-1 defeat of Maurituis. Started against the United States in his most recent appearance on July 1, 2017.
OUTSIDE MLS: A graduate of the Right to Dream Academy and one of eight players selected in "The Chance," a worldwide search by Nike to discover unearthed soccer talents, Accam turned pro in 2012, when he signed with Swedish club Osterunds FK. He spent just five months with Osterunds before moving to Swedish giants Helsingborgs IF, where he scored 30 goals in 62 league appearances and an additional eight goals in 11 Cup matches. He made a pair of Champions League and Europa League appearances with the club in 2012.