Player Details

Name

David Accam

Height

5' 8"

Weight

154 lbs

Date of Birth

9.28.1990 (31)

Birthplace

Accra, Ghana

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Winger

Preferred Side

Left/Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior

Player Status

Loaned Out
Career Summary

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ACQUIRED

Acquired from the Columbus Crew on May 16, 2019 in exchange for $350,000 of General Allocation Money and $100,000 of Targeted Allocation Money.

AWARDS AND MILESTONES

  • One appearance for Ghana at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier
  • Selected as part of Ghana’s preliminary squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations
  • Earned team MVP and Golden Boot honors twice for the Chicago Fire

PROFESSIONAL

Nashville Soccer Club (Major League Soccer, United States)

2020

Columbus Crew (Major League Soccer, United States)

2019

  • Has made 16 total appearances across all competitions with the team so far this season, scoring four goals and earning one assist
  • Traded from Philadelphia Union mid-season in exchange for $500,000 of Allocation Money and an International Roster Spot

Philadelphia Union (Major League Soccer, United States)

2019

  • Made eight appearances and five starts, scoring four goals and earning two assists
  • Scored a brace against his future club, Columbus Crew, on March 24, leading his team to a 3-0 win
  • Notched a goal and an assist on March 31 in a 2-0 win over FC Cincinnati
  • Scored in his final match to aid a 6-1 win over New England Revolution

2018

  • Made 28 total appearances across all competitions, scoring two goals
  • Scored the winning goal in the 95th minute to on July 12 to defeat Chicago Fire 4-3
  • Scored and played all 90 minutes in Philadelphia’s Fourth Round US Open Cup win over the Richmond Kickers
  • Played all 90 minutes in the US Open Cup Final loss to Houston Dynamo

Chicago Fire (Major League Soccer, United States)

2017

  • Appeared in 31 games across all competitions, starting 25 of them
  • Scored 14 goals (T-11th in MLS) and had 7 assists
  • Received Alcatel Player of the Week honors after scoring a hat trick and notching an assist in a 4-0 rout of Orlando City SC
  • Scored in five consecutive games from May 6 to May 25, becoming the first player in club history to do so
  • Started and played all 90 minutes in a playoff loss to the Red Bulls

2016

  • Made 28 appearances across all competitions, starting 25 of them
  • Totaled 14 goals and three assists
  • Earned team MVP and Golden Boot honors for a second consecutive season
  • Scored in each of the Fire’s first four games of the US Open Cup, helping them reach the semifinal

2015

  • Made 26 appearances across all competitions, starting 24 of them
  • Scored ten goals and tallied five assists
  • Earned team MVP and Golden Boot honors in his first season with the Fire
  • Scored his first goal against NYCFC on April 24
  • Appeared in two US Open Cup matches, starting one as the Fire reached the semifinal round

Helsingborgs IF (Allsvenskan, Sweden)

2014

  • Made 26 appearances and 23 starts during Allsvenskan play
  • Scored 17 goals (T-2nd in Allsvenskan) and tallied six assists
  • Ended the season with four multi-goal games, including three in a stretch of five games
  • Tallied six goals in six Svenska Cup games, helping lead Helsingborgs IF to the final
  • Finalist for Most Valuable Player of the year award in the Allsvenskan

2013

  • Made 27 appearances and 26 starts during Allsvenskan play
  • Scored 10 goals and tallied three assists
  • Scored a brace in his first match, a 3-0 win over Djurgardens IF
  • Tallied three braces during the course of the regular season
  • Had two goals and three assists in Svenska Cup play, helping Helsingborgs IF reach the quarterfinals

Ostersunds FK (Allsvenskan, Sweden)

2012

  • Made 23 total appearances and 20 starts, scoring 12 goals
  • Scored a brace against Eskilstuna City, leading his team to a 3-0 win
  • Scored a brace against Enköpings SK in a 4-2 victory

INTERNATIONAL

Ghana

  • Has made 11 career appearances with the Ghana National Team
  • Made one appearance for Ghana at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier
  • Appeared in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations against Senegal on January 19, 2015, helping Ghana finish as runners-up in the tournament
  • Scored first international goal in Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier versus Mauritius on June 14, 2015
  • Appeared against Philadelphia Union teammate Alejandro Bedoya in international friendly versus the USA on July 1, 2017

PERSONAL

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Stars to face the LIGA MX All-Stars in the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target on August 10