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Anthony Baffoe

Anthony Baffoe

Anthony Baffoe, a former football player, currently holds the position of Deputy General Secretary at the Confederation of African Football and also works as a football business manager

1980

Club career
10 July 1980

Club career

Baffoe, born in Bad Godesberg, Bonn, Germany, had a well-traveled football career, playing for clubs across four continents, predominantly in the Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga, starting at 1. FC Köln and later joining FC Metz in France, becoming one of the first recognized black players in the Bundesliga, and playing for a total of seven clubs, including stints in Hong Kong and Caracas, after his initial German top-flight appearances.

1992

International career
10 July 1992

International career

Being the pioneer Ghanaian expatriate player to represent the Ghana national team, Baffoe earned 25 caps for the Black Stars, notably showcasing his skills at the 1992 and 1994 African Cup of Nations.

2005

Retirement
10 July 2005

Retirement

Following his playing career, Baffoe leveraged his widespread fame to create and host a youth football-focused TV magazine show, and he further achieved success as a host in various sports programs on German television, ultimately becoming a prominent figure representing Africa and his native Ghana.

2006

Managerial career
10 July 2006

Managerial career

Baffoe currently holds the position of Deputy Secretary General for Football&Development at CAF, having previously served on FIFA and CAF Football Committees, organized tournaments, worked as the "Director for International Relations" for the Ghana national team, founded the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana, and acts as a FIFA Ambassador for campaigns against racism, SOS Children's Village, and Play Soccer Ghana.

2023

Personal life
20 November 2023

Personal life

Baffoe is wedded to Kalsoume Sinare, a Ghanaian actress, and together, they are parents to three children, namely Shaquille, Boukeem, and Keisheira. Additionally, Baffoe is the sibling of the renowned German actress Liz Baffoe, celebrated for her part in the German TV series Lindenstraße.





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