Abedi Pele Ayew

Date of birth05 November 1964
NationalityGhanian
Weight72 kg
Height1.74 m
PositionMidfielder

Clubs: Real Tamale United, Saad Club, F.C. Zurich, Dragons Ouémé, Chamois Noirt, FC Mulhouse, Montpellier, OSC Lille, Olympique Marseille, Olympique Lyonnais, Torino, 1860 München, Al Ain.

A pioneer of African football, on and off the field. Abédi Pelé helped Ghana win the African Nations Cup in 1982. With Marseilles he won the Champions League 1992/93. He was African Player of the Year in 1991, 1992 and 1993.

Since retirement he has served on the player status committees of FIFA and CAF, Spokesman for the South African FA 2006 World Cup bid and was offered Chairmanship of the Ghanian FA. He runs his own club, FC Nania.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 World XI International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 Apr 2000 Bosnia-Herzegovina v World XI W 0-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1981-82 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 1
3
1984-85 Ghana FIFA World Cup 2
1984-85 Ghana Presidents Cup 1
1
1985-86 Ghana FIFA World Cup 2
1
1990-91 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 2
1991-92 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 4
3
1992-93 Ghana FIFA World Cup 3
2
1992-93 Ghana International Friendly 1
1993-94 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 4
1
1994-95 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 1
1994-95 Ghana International Friendly 1
2
1994-95 Ghana South African Tournament 1
1995-96 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 4
2
1995-96 Ghana International Friendly 3
3
1996-97 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 1
1996-97 Ghana FIFA World Cup 5
1
1996-97 Ghana International Friendly 1
1997-98 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 4
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 Mar 1982 Libya v Ghana D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group A
09 Mar 1982 Cameroon v Ghana D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group A
12 Mar 1982 Tunisia v Ghana W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group A
19 Mar 1982 Libya v Ghana W 1-1 (7-6) Africa Cup of Nations Final
07 Apr 1985 Ivory Coast v Ghana D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round
21 Apr 1985 Ghana v Ivory Coast W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round
02 Jun 1985 Ghana v Canada L 1-2 PRESIDENTS CUP D
14 Jul 1985 Ghana v Libya D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
26 Jul 1985 Libya v Ghana L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
02 Sep 1990 Ghana v Nigeria W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 4
14 Oct 1990 Ghana v Burkina Faso W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 4
15 Jan 1992 Zambia v Ghana W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
17 Jan 1992 Egypt v Ghana W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
20 Jan 1992 Congo v Ghana W 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
23 Jan 1992 Ghana v Nigeria W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
31 Jan 1993 Ghana v Burundi W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group A
26 Feb 1993 Algeria v Ghana L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group A
31 Mar 1993 Ghana v Burundi W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group A
14 Apr 1993 Germany v Ghana L 6-1 International Friendly
25 Jul 1993 Liberia v Ghana W 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group 7
27 Mar 1994 Ghana v Guinea W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
31 Mar 1994 Senegal v Ghana W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
03 Apr 1994 Ivory Coast v Ghana L 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
26 Nov 1994 South Africa v Ghana L 2-1 SOUTH AFRICAN T
23 Apr 1995 Ghana v Niger W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
25 May 1995 Norway v Ghana L 3-2 International Friendly
12 Oct 1995 Ghana v Sierra Leone W 2-0 International Friendly
12 Nov 1995 Ghana v Sierra Leone W 2-0 International Friendly
05 Jan 1996 Saudi Arabia v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
14 Jan 1996 Ivory Coast v Ghana W 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
19 Jan 1996 Ghana v Tunisia W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
25 Jan 1996 Ghana v Mozambique W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
28 Jan 1996 Ghana v Zaire W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
10 Nov 1996 Gabon v Ghana D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 5
06 Jan 1997 Togo v Ghana L 4-0 International Friendly
12 Jan 1997 Ghana v Morocco D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 5
26 Jan 1997 Zimbabwe v Ghana D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
06 Apr 1997 Sierra Leone v Ghana D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 5
27 Apr 1997 Ghana v Gabon W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 5
08 Jun 1997 Morocco v Ghana L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 5
13 Jul 1997 Ghana v Zimbabwe W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
09 Feb 1998 Ghana v Tunisia W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
12 Feb 1998 Togo v Ghana L 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
16 Feb 1998 Congo DR v Ghana L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.