Karim Abdul Razak

Midfielder, Football player

1956 –


Who is Karim Abdul Razak?

Karim Abdul Razak Tanko is a Ghanaian football coach and former midfielder. He played for several clubs in the 1970s and 1980s, notably the local club Asante Kotoko and the New York Cosmos in the defunct North American Soccer League.

Popularly called the "Golden Boy", Razak also played for the Ghana national team, helping it win the 1978 African Cup of Nations. He was named African Footballer of the Year later that year.

Razak, who also played for clubs in the UAE, Egypt and Ivory Coast, was ranked by the Confederation of African Football in 2007 as one of the confederation's 30 best footballers of the previous 50 years.

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Apr 18, 1956
  • Ghana
Lived in
  • Kumasi

on July 23, 2013


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