|Full name David Osei Opoku|
Name David Opoku
Current team Al Egtmaaey Tripoli
|Playing position |
Height 1.88 m
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
|Date of birth (1992-01-31) 31 January 1992 (age 23)|
2010-2011 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
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David Osei Opoku (born 31 January 1992) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who currently plays for Qatari club Muaither SC as a forward.
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- Youth and college
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Youth and college
Opoku played for Achimota School in Accra, Ghana and trained with Chelsea FC in England before moving to the United States to play college football for the University of California, Santa Barbara. He spent 2 seasons with the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men's soccer team and was named the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year in 2010 in addition to being named to the 2010 All-Big West Second Team. He ended his career with the Gauchos with 15 goals and 7 assists.
After a few months of trials, Opoku signed a contract with Finnish Veikkausliiga club Myllykosken Pallo −47 in April 2012. He played in 13 Veikkausliiga matches with the club, scoring no goals. He did score in his lone 2012–13 UEFA Europa League appearance on 12 July 2012 against Cefn Druids A.F.C..
Opoku was sent on loan to IF Gnistan, who play in the Finnish Kakkonen, in August 2012 to see out the remainder of his contract.
He joined Iranian club Sanat Mes Kerman F.C. on a short term deal in March 2014 and recorded one assist during his time with the club.
In Fall 2015, he signed for Lebanese Premier League side Al Egtmaaey Tripoli.
He then joined rivals Tripoli SC the following year.
In the summer of 2017, he signed with Qatar Stars League club Muaither SC.
David was called up to train with the Ghana national under-23 football team in June 2011 when he was still enrolled at UC Santa Barbara. He appeared in an exhibition against Deportivo FC and scored a goal. He was again called up to camp with the national team in October 2014 and made the trip to Nigeria to play against the Nigerian senior national team in a friendly played in honor of the opening of the Akwa Ibom international stadium. He made second half appearance in the game and nearly equalized.