Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's biography: All the details and facts on SC Freiburg’s new summer signing

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's biography: All the details and facts on SC Freiburg’s new summer signing

Lenah Ann
updated at August 9, 2023 at 9:30 AM

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh, a Ghanaian professional football player, plays for SC Freiburg in the Bundesliga, and the Ghanaian national team as a forward. Nothing makes Kyereh happier than sprinting forward with the ball firmly planted on his feet.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's stats
Kyereh of SC Freiburg in action during the UEFA Europa League group G match against FC Nantes on 6th October 2022, in Freiburg Breisgau, Germany. Photo: Christian Kaspar-Bartke
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He has a unique way of employing outstanding close control and technique to create openings before scoring or assisting. He was a member of the Ghanaian national team that competed in the 2022 African Cup of Nations held in Cameroon.

Profile summary

Full name

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh

Date of birth

8 March 1996

Place of birth

Accra, Ghana




26 years old, as of October 2022

Zodiac sign


Current team

SC Freiburg

Jersey number





5'10" or 178 centimetres


73 kg or 161 pounds


Professional footballer


Alfaria sports GmbH

Net worth

$1 million - $5 million

Social media presence

Twitter, Instagram

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's biography

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's father
Daniel-Kofi of SC Freiburg gestures during the Bundesliga match against Borussia Monchengladbach on 11th September 2022, in Freiburg Breisgau, Germany. Photo: Harry Langer
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The talented soccer player was born on 8 March 1996, in Accra, Ghana, to a German mother and a Ghanaian father. Although he was born in Ghana, he was only partially raised in the country as Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's father later moved to Germany when he was 1. Unfortunately, he has not detailed his family, childhood, or educational backgrounds.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's age

The star soccer player is 26 years old as of October 2022. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's height

The professional football player stands at 5'10" or 178 centimetres in height, and his weight is 73kg or 161 pounds. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Daniel-Kofi's transfer news

The Ghanaian midfielder moved from St Pauli to Freiburg during the summer transfer window since his almost 20 goals were not enough to help the team get promoted to the Bundesliga. However, after a rocky start, the player cooled down and is now hammering in goals. His transfer cost $4.3 million.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's transfer
Kofi Kyereh attends the BILD100 SPORT Get-together at Axel Springer Haus on 20th May 2022, in Berlin, Germany. Photo: Gerald Matzka
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Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's new team

On 3rd September 2021, the Ghanaian-German athlete made his debut for the Ghanaian national team in a 1-0 victory over Ethiopia during the FIFA World Cup qualifying match. Kyereh and FC St. Pauli agreed to a three-year contract in July 2020. As of October 2022, he plays for SC Freiburg in the Bundesliga.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh’s stats

A long-term contract with Freiburg served as the international player's prize from Ghana. During the 2017/18 season, he scored 11 goals in 29 games, which allowed him to transfer to Wehen Wiesbaden, where he scored 17 goals as the team was advancing through the playoffs.

Following his 13-goal performance in a Wiesbaden uniform in 2019/20, with even more appearances for Pauli, the player has since made over 91 Bundesliga appearances so far. Following a career-high of 12 goals and ten assists in the 2019/2020 season, the 5'9" right-footer produced nine goals and ten assists in 2020/21.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's wife

According to various records, the soccer player is allegedly single and has not revealed any of his previous flings whatsoever.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's net worth

In 2020/2022, the athlete's net worth grew dramatically. In fact, it is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million, an amount based on various research sources. However, he primarily acquires his wealth from his soccer endeavours.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's salary

With a net worth of more than a million dollars, the Ghanaian sensation made a lot of his earnings from his Yeezy sneakers endorsement deals. However, his primary source of income comes mostly from his accomplishment as an athlete. The player currently nets an annual salary of $1.4 million.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's FIFA 22 rating

The soccer player represents FC St. Pauli in Germany as an attacking midfielder. In FIFA 22, he has an overall rating of 74 and a 77-point potential. He has a skill-moves rating of five stars. His current top metrics include the following,

  • Acceleration - 88
  • Agility - 87
  • Balance - 86
  • Jumping - 85
  • Dribbling - 80

His right foot is his preferred shooting foot, and his labour rates are medium to medium. The renowned Ghanaian sensation uses Kit number 17 in FIFA 22 career mode.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh's Instagram

Like many high-profile football players, Daniel is one vibrant personality on Instagram, where he has amassed over 97.9k followers as of October 2022. On the platform, he often uploads photos and videos of his soccer endeavors.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh is gradually gaining fame thanks to his incredible soccer skills. Additionally, he is not only one to maintain a low profile but also a hardworking man who has been all about his career since his debut.

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Lenah Ann is a Kenyan-based content creator with 2 years of experience. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Media and Communication from Dedan Kimathi, Kenya in 2021.