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Ghana Michael ESSIEN


Record at FIFA Tournaments
FIFA World Cup™ Final2006320100200
FIFA U-20 World Cup Final2001751110100
FIFA U-17 World Cup Final1999532000200
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier2006, 2010, 201423153540400
FIFA World Cup™
2006Nuremberg 22/06/2006Ghana GHA2:1 (2:1)USA USAGroup matches
2006Cologne 17/06/2006Czech Republic CZE0:2 (0:1)GHA GhanaGroup matches
2006Hanover 12/06/2006Italy ITA2:0 (1:0)GHA GhanaGroup matches
FIFA U-20 World Cup
2001Buenos Aires 08/07/2001Argentina ARG3:0 (2:0)GHA GhanaFinal
2001Cordoba 04/07/2001Egypt EGY0:2 (0:0)GHA GhanaSemi-finals
2001Cordoba 01/07/2001Ghana GHA2:1 (0:1)BRA BrazilQuarter-finals
2001Mar Del Plata 28/06/2001Ghana GHA1:0 (1:0)ECU EcuadorRound of 16
2001Mar Del Plata 24/06/2001Ghana GHA0:0FRA FranceFirst stage
2001Mar Del Plata 21/06/2001Iran IRN0:1 (0:1)GHA GhanaFirst stage
2001Mar Del Plata 18/06/2001Ghana GHA2:1 (0:0)PAR ParaguayFirst stage
FIFA U-17 World Cup
1999Auckland 24/11/1999Ghana GHA2:2 a.e.t. (2:2, 0:2) 2:4 PSOBRA BrazilSecond stage
1999Napier 20/11/1999Ghana GHA3:2 a.e.t. (2:2, 2:1)URU UruguaySecond stage
1999Napier 16/11/1999Thailand THA1:7 (0:4)GHA GhanaFirst stage
1999Napier 13/11/1999Ghana GHA4:0 (1:0)MEX MexicoFirst stage
1999Napier 11/11/1999Ghana GHA1:1 (1:0)ESP SpainFirst stage
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers
2014Cairo 19/11/2013Egypt EGY2:1 (1:0)GHA GhanaRound Three
2014Kumasi 15/10/2013Ghana GHA6:1 (3:1)EGY EgyptRound Three
2014Kumasi 06/09/2013Ghana GHA2:1 (1:0)ZAM Zambiaround87
2010Kumasi 15/11/2009Ghana GHA2:2 (0:1)MLI MaliThird stage
2010Cotonou 11/10/2009Benin BEN1:0 (0:0)GHA GhanaThird stage
2010Accra 06/09/2009Ghana GHA2:0 (1:0)SDN SudanThird stage
2010Omdurman 20/06/2009Sudan SDN0:2 (0:1)GHA GhanaThird stage
2010Bamako 07/06/2009Mali MLI0:2 (0:0)GHA GhanaThird stage
2010Kumasi 29/03/2009Ghana GHA1:0 (1:0)BEN BeninThird stage
2010Tripoli 05/09/2008Libya LBY1:0 (0:0)GHA GhanaSecond stage
2010Accra 22/06/2008Ghana GHA2:0 (1:0)GAB GabonSecond stage
2010Libreville 14/06/2008Gabon GAB2:0 (1:0)GHA GhanaSecond stage
2010Mangaung/Bloemfontein 08/06/2008Lesotho LES2:3 (0:2)GHA GhanaSecond stage
2010Kumasi 01/06/2008Ghana GHA3:0 (1:0)LBY LibyaSecond stage
2006Praia 08/10/2005Cape Verde Islands CPV0:4 (0:2)GHA GhanaSecond stage
2006Kumasi 04/09/2005Ghana GHA2:0 (2:0)UGA UgandaSecond stage
2006Johannesburg 18/06/2005South Africa RSA0:2 (0:0)GHA GhanaSecond stage
2006Kumasi 10/10/2004Ghana GHA0:0COD Congo DRSecond stage
2006Kumasi 05/09/2004Ghana GHA2:0 (1:0)CPV Cape Verde IslandsSecond stage
2006Kampala 03/07/2004Uganda UGA1:1 (1:0)GHA GhanaSecond stage
2006Kumasi 20/06/2004Ghana GHA3:0 (1:0)RSA South AfricaSecond stage
2006Ouagadougou 05/06/2004Burkina Faso BFA1:0 (0:0)GHA GhanaSecond stage
2006Accra 16/11/2003Somalia SOM0:5 (0:1)GHA GhanaPlay-off

Latest News


  • Juanfran of Atletico Madrid competes for the ball with Michael Essien of AC Milan
  • Dries Mertens of Napoli and Michael Essien of Milan in action
  • Michael Essien and Manager Jose Mourinho of Chelsea FC
  • Michael Essien of Real Madrid celebrates with head coach Jose Mourinho
  • Michael Essien of Real Madrid celebrates with team-mates
  • Real Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien (L) vies with Atletico Madrid's Brazilian defender Filipe Luis
  • Michael Essien of Real Madrid takes a throw in during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Galatasaray
  • Essien of Real Madrid is challenged by Burak Yilmaz of Galatasaray
  • Real Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien (L) vies with Getafe's midfielder Pablo Sarabia
  • Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien smiles
  • Michael Essien #5 of Chelsea throws his shirt to fans
  • Michael Essien of Chelsea and Rafael Van Der Vaart of Spurs compete
  • Michael Essien of Chelsea wins the ball ahead of Carlton Cole of West Ham
  • Didier Drogba of Chelsea is congratulated by team mate Michael  Essien
  • Michael Essien of Chelsea faces the media
  • Yaya Toure of Manchester City holds off Michael Essien of Chelsea