HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Designated Player on December 19th, 2014.
A quick forward capable of wreaking havoc from wide positions, Accam is one of the most dangerous players when in space in MLS. Despite the Fire suffering through some tough seasons, Accam has produced 19 goals over the past two seasons.
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.
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.