Sulley Muntari

Date of birth27 August 1984
Place of birthKonongo
NationalityGhanian
Weight76 kg
Height1.79 m
PositionMidfielder

Sulley Muntari scored Ghana's second goal in their 2-0 win against Czech Republic at the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany.

It was Ghana's first-ever win at the finals.

He joined Portsmouth in May 2007 with a five year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Owerriman 01 Jul 2001 01 Jul 2002
Udinese 01 Jul 2002 30 May 2007
Portsmouth 30 May 2007 28 Jul 2008
Internazionale 28 Jul 2008
Sunderland 29 Jan 2011 31 May 2011 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Udinese Serie A 1
11
2
1
2003-04 Udinese Serie A 17
6
3
2004-05 Udinese Serie A 30
3
2
14
2007-08 Portsmouth FA Cup 4
1
2007-08 Portsmouth Premier League 27
2
4
4
2
2008-09 Internazionale UEFA Champions League 1
1
1
2009-10 Internazionale UEFA Champions League
1
2010-11 Internazionale UEFA Champions League 1
2010-11 Sunderland Premier League 7
2
1
2


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
06 Nov 2002 AC Milan v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 1
17 Nov 2002 Udinese v Chievo Verona D 0-0 Serie A 10
02 Feb 2003 Parma v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 19
08 Feb 2003 Udinese v Piacenza D 0-0 Serie A 20
09 Mar 2003 Udinese v Juventus D 0-0 Serie A 24
16 Mar 2003 Bologna v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 25
23 Mar 2003 Udinese v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 26
13 Apr 2003 Udinese v Brescia D 0-0 Serie A 28
27 Apr 2003 Empoli v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 30
03 May 2003 Torino v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 31
17 May 2003 Perugia v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 33
24 May 2003 Udinese v Lazio D 0-0 Serie A 34
19 Oct 2003 Udinese v Empoli D 0-0 Serie A 6
26 Oct 2003 Perugia v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 7
01 Nov 2003 Udinese v Lazio D 0-0 Serie A 8
07 Dec 2003 Udinese v Reggina D 0-0 Serie A 12
13 Dec 2003 Udinese v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 13
21 Dec 2003 AC Milan v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 14
06 Jan 2004 Udinese v Sampdoria D 0-0 Serie A 15
10 Jan 2004 Chievo Verona v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 16
17 Jan 2004 Udinese v Parma D 0-0 Serie A 17
25 Jan 2004 AS Roma v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 18
01 Feb 2004 Udinese v Modena D 0-0 Serie A 19
07 Feb 2004 Udinese v Bologna D 0-0 Serie A 20
15 Feb 2004 Inter Milano v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 21
22 Feb 2004 Udinese v Ancona D 0-0 Serie A 22
28 Feb 2004 Empoli v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 23
07 Mar 2004 Udinese v Perugia D 0-0 Serie A 24
14 Mar 2004 Lazio v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 25
28 Mar 2004 Siena v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 27
10 Apr 2004 Reggina v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 29
25 Apr 2004 Udinese v AC Milan D 0-0 Serie A 31
02 May 2004 Sampdoria v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 32
09 May 2004 Udinese v Chievo Verona D 0-0 Serie A 33
16 May 2004 Parma v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 34
12 Sep 2004 Reggina v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 1
19 Sep 2004 Udinese v Parma D 0-0 Serie A 2
22 Sep 2004 Chievo Verona v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 3
26 Sep 2004 Udinese v Brescia D 0-0 Serie A 5
03 Oct 2004 Udinese v Juventus D 0-0 Serie A 5
17 Oct 2004 Inter Milano v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 6
24 Oct 2004 Udinese v Fiorentina D 0-0 Serie A 7
27 Oct 2004 Bologna v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 8
31 Oct 2004 Udinese v Palermo D 0-0 Serie A 9
10 Nov 2004 AS Roma v Udinese W 0-3 Serie A 11
14 Nov 2004 Udinese v Messina D 1-1 Serie A 12
27 Nov 2004 Livorno v Udinese W 1-2 Serie A 13
05 Dec 2004 Udinese v Siena W 1-0 Serie A 14
11 Dec 2004 Atalanta v Udinese W 0-1 Serie A 15
19 Dec 2004 Udinese v Lazio W 3-0 Serie A 16
06 Jan 2005 Sampdoria v Udinese L 2-0 Serie A 17
09 Jan 2005 Udinese v Cagliari W 2-0 Serie A 18
23 Jan 2005 Udinese v Reggina L 0-2 Serie A 20
29 Jan 2005 Parma v Udinese L 1-0 Serie A 21
02 Feb 2005 Udinese v Chievo Verona W 3-0 Serie A 22
06 Feb 2005 Brescia v Udinese W 0-1 Serie A 23
13 Feb 2005 Juventus v Udinese L 2-1 Serie A 24
26 Feb 2005 Fiorentina v Udinese D 2-2 Serie A 26
06 Mar 2005 Udinese v Bologna L 0-1 Serie A 27
13 Mar 2005 Palermo v Udinese W 1-5 Serie A 28
20 Mar 2005 Udinese v Lecce W 2-1 Serie A 29
10 Apr 2005 Udinese v AS Roma D 3-3 Serie A 30
16 Apr 2005 Messina v Udinese L 1-0 Serie A 31
20 Apr 2005 Udinese v Livorno D 1-1 Serie A 32
01 May 2005 Udinese v Atalanta W 2-1 Serie A 34
08 May 2005 Lazio v Udinese W 0-1 Serie A 35
15 May 2005 Udinese v Sampdoria D 1-1 Serie A 36
29 May 2005 Udinese v AC Milan D 1-1 Serie A 38


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
2000-01 Ghana World Youth Cup 3
2000-01 Ghana World Youth Cup Under-20 1
2001-02 Ghana International Friendly 1
2001-02 Ghana World Youth Cup 3
2002-03 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 1
2002-03 Ghana Four Nation Tournament, Tunisia 1
2002-03 Ghana Under-21 1
2003-04 Ghana FIFA World Cup 2
1
2004-05 Ghana FIFA World Cup 4
2
2005-06 Ghana FIFA World Cup 4
2
4
2005-06 Ghana International Friendly 4
1
3
2006-07 Ghana International Friendly 7
2
2007-08 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 6
3
1
2007-08 Ghana FIFA World Cup 3
1
1
2007-08 Ghana International Friendly 6
2008-09 Ghana FIFA World Cup 3
2008-09 Ghana International Friendly 1
2009-10 Ghana FIFA World Cup 3
3
2
1
2009-10 Ghana International Friendly 3
1
2010-11 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 1
1
1
1
2010-11 Ghana International Friendly 3
2011-12 Ghana Africa Cup of Nations 6
1
2011-12 Ghana FIFA World Cup 2
1
2011-12 Ghana International Friendly 3
1
2012-13 Ghana FIFA World Cup 3
1
2013-14 Ghana FIFA World Cup 4
1
3
2013-14 Ghana International Friendly 1
1
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
18 Jun 2001 Ghana v Paraguay W 2-1 World Youth Cup Group F
21 Jun 2001 Iran v Ghana W 0-1 World Youth Cup Group F
24 Jun 2001 Ghana v France D 0-0 World Youth Cup Group F
28 Jun 2001 Ecuador v Ghana W 0-1 World Youth Cup Under-20 2nd round
01 Jul 2001 Ghana v Brazil D 1-1 World Youth Cup Quarter-final
04 Jul 2001 Egypt v Ghana W 0-2 World Youth Cup Semi-final
08 Jul 2001 Argentina v Ghana L 3-0 World Youth Cup Final
17 May 2002 Slovenia v Ghana L 2-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 Uganda v Ghana L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 13
14 Oct 2002 Scotland v Ghana L 2-0 U21
30 Mar 2003 Ghana v Madagascar W 3-3 (10-9) FOUR NATION TOURNAMENT, TUNISIA
05 Jun 2004 Burkina Faso v Ghana L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
20 Jun 2004 Ghana v South Africa W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
03 Jul 2004 Uganda v Ghana D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
08 Oct 2004 Ghana v Congo DR D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
27 Mar 2005 Congo DR v Ghana D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
18 Jun 2005 South Africa v Ghana W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
08 Oct 2005 Cape Verde Islands v Ghana W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Africa group 2
14 Nov 2005 Saudi Arabia v Ghana W 1-3 International Friendly
01 Mar 2006 Mexico v Ghana L 1-0 International Friendly
26 May 2006 Turkey v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
29 May 2006 Jamaica v Ghana W 1-4 International Friendly
04 Jun 2006 Ghana v Korea Republic W 3-1 International Friendly
12 Jun 2006 Italy v Ghana L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
17 Jun 2006 Czech Republic v Ghana W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
27 Jun 2006 Brazil v Ghana L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
15 Aug 2006 Togo v Ghana W 0-2 International Friendly
04 Oct 2006 Japan v Ghana W 0-1 International Friendly
08 Oct 2006 Korea Republic v Ghana W 1-3 International Friendly
14 Nov 2006 Australia v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Feb 2007 Ghana v Nigeria W 4-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Austria v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2007 Brazil v Ghana L 1-0 International Friendly
21 Aug 2007 Ghana v Senegal D 1-1 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Ghana v Morocco W 2-0 International Friendly
11 Sep 2007 Saudi Arabia v Ghana L 5-0 International Friendly
18 Nov 2007 Ghana v Togo W 2-0 International Friendly
21 Nov 2007 Ghana v Benin W 4-2 International Friendly
20 Jan 2008 Ghana v Guinea W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
24 Jan 2008 Ghana v Namibia W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
28 Jan 2008 Ghana v Morocco W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
03 Feb 2008 Ghana v Nigeria W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
07 Feb 2008 Ghana v Cameroon L 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals semi-final
09 Feb 2008 Ghana v Ivory Coast W 4-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals 3rd place
01 Jun 2008 Ghana v Libya W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 5
14 Jun 2008 Gabon v Ghana L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 5
22 Jun 2008 Ghana v Gabon W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 5
05 Sep 2008 Libya v Ghana L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 5
12 Oct 2008 Ghana v Lesotho W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 5
11 Feb 2009 Egypt v Ghana D 2-2 International Friendly
29 Mar 2009 Ghana v Benin W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
05 Aug 2009 Libya v Ghana L 1-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2009 Ghana v Sudan W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
09 Sep 2009 Japan v Ghana L 4-3 International Friendly
15 Nov 2009 Ghana v Mali D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
03 Mar 2010 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Ghana L 2-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Ghana L 4-1 International Friendly
19 Jun 2010 Ghana v Australia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
23 Jun 2010 Ghana v Germany L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
26 Jun 2010 USA v Ghana W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
02 Jul 2010 Uruguay v Ghana L 1-1 (2-4) FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
08 Feb 2011 Ghana v Togo W 4-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2011 Congo v Ghana W 0-3 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group I
29 Mar 2011 England v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2011 Ghana v Congo W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group I
07 Jun 2011 Korea Republic v Ghana L 2-1 International Friendly
02 Sep 2011 Ghana v Swaziland W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group I
05 Sep 2011 Brazil v Ghana L 1-0 International Friendly
08 Oct 2011 Sudan v Ghana W 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group I
11 Oct 2011 Ghana v Nigeria D 0-0 International Friendly
15 Nov 2011 Ghana v Gabon W 2-1 International Friendly
24 Jan 2012 Ghana v Botswana W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
28 Jan 2012 Ghana v Mali W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
05 Feb 2012 Ghana v Tunisia W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
08 Feb 2012 Zambia v Ghana L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
11 Feb 2012 Ghana v Mali L 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place play-off
29 Feb 2012 Chile v Ghana D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2012 Ghana v Lesotho W 7-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
09 Jun 2012 Zambia v Ghana L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
24 Mar 2013 Ghana v Sudan W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
07 Jun 2013 Sudan v Ghana W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
16 Jun 2013 Lesotho v Ghana W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group D
15 Oct 2013 Ghana v Egypt W 6-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
19 Nov 2013 Egypt v Ghana L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
05 Mar 2014 Montenegro v Ghana L 1-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2014 Ghana v Korea Republic W 4-0 International Friendly
16 Jun 2014 Ghana v USA L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
21 Jun 2014 Germany v Ghana D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group G


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