Date of birth
In August 2021, Crawley signed Ghanaian striker Kwesi Appiah on an initial one-year deal.
The striker had fantastic experience before moving to West Sussex, playing expansively throughout the EFL and most recently in the Indian Super League with North East United, where he netted three times in eight appearances.
Our new addition was contracted at Crystal Palace for five years from 2012, after joining from Margate, to 2017 when he made a permanent move to AFC Wimbledon.
During his time in Croydon, Kwesi had loans out to Aldershot, Yeovil, Cambridge United, Notts County and AFC Wimbledon. Between his two loan stints at Cambridge, Appiah scored a remarkable 18 goals in 40 competitive appearances, also providing eight assists.
The Ghanaian has also scored 11 goals in 59 League One appearances for AFC Wimbledon, as well as making 12 Championship appearances, six for Crystal Palace, six for Reading.
Kwesi has also played in the Eliteserien, Norway’s top division, where he scored three times in twelve appearances for Viking Stavanger in 2017.
On an international basis Appiah has represented Ghana under Avram Grant, appearing and netting in the African Cup Of Nations.
Kwesi was soon a fan favourite amongst Crawley fans, netting 11 goals in 26 league games in the 2021/22 season, with a number of man of the match performances across the year.
At the beginning of the 2022/23 season, Kwesi was loaned to Colchester United on a season-long loan.