Stars Abroad

Columbus Crew SC have officially announced the signing of David Accam from Philadelphia Union in exchange for $100,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, $400,000 in General Allocation Money and an International Roster Spot for the 2019 Major League Soccer season.

The Ghana international will pair up with his fellow compatriots Harrison Afful, Jonathan Mensah and Edward Opoku.

The 28-year-old is in his fifth Major League Soccer season and has made 109 appearances (83 starts) while scoring 38 goals and providing 17 assists since joining the League.

At the international level, Accam has earned nine caps with the Ghana national team, making his debut in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations during a Group Stage match against Senegal on January 19.

The midfielder scored his first goal with the Black Stars during a 7-1 home victory over Mauritania in an Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier on June 14, 2015. 

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