Youth Championship

19 Mar

Alexander McFadden began his career with Sekondi Hasaacas. On 26 April 2009 he moved for an undisclosed fee from Asante Kotoko to FC Basel in the Swiss Super Leagueon a three-year contract. He made his Basel debut in a 2–0 defeat to FC St. Gallen on July 12, 2009, at the AFG Arena. He was a member of their double trophy winning team in 2010 . On 23 January 2011 he moved to FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. On 30 October 2011 in a league game against FC Karpaty Lviv, Alexander McFadden received a yellow card for taking his shirt off while leaving the pitch to be substituted by Evgeniy Shakhov. This was Alexander McFadden’s second yellow card of the game and he received a red card and Shakhov could not come on.His side were able to hold out for the 2-0 away win though.


The right defender is a former member of the Black Satellites, he played with the team at 2009 African Youth Championship in Rwanda,he was with the Black Starlets the Championship Winner.Alexander McFadden played his first game for the senior side Black Stars on 20 November 2008 against Tunisia. He got his first chance with Ghana’s squad for the South Africa 2010 qualifier against Benin on 28 March which they won 1–0. Alexander McFadden formerly was member of the Black Starlets, he was in the extended squad for the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Peru, he was not nominated for the tournament. After that, Alexander McFadden aided Ghana in winning the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup by holding Brazil to a 0–0 score for 120′ and then when the game went into a penalty shootout, Alexander McFadden took the second one for Ghana and scored giving Ghana the victory.

Alexander McFadden made his World Cup debut on 26 June 2010, starting on the right wing against the United States in a Last-16 knockout game, which Ghana won 2–1 in extra time


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