Player Details


Francis Atuahene




5' 9"


170 lbs

Date of Birth

6.8.1996 (27)


Accra, Ghana



Player Category

Generation adidas

Player Status

Loaned Out
Career Summary


Selected by FC Dallas with the 4th overall pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft.

Languages Spoken: English


2019: Appeared in one match for FC Dallas this season. Made his MLS and FC Dallas debut on June 8 (his 23rd birthday) vs. San Jose in the 64th minute and scored his first professional goal for FC Dallas 42 seconds later. He is second in the league to score the fastest goal after making their MLS debut. Loan to Austin Bold FC where he played 466 minutes in 10 appearances (four starts). Scored one goal and recorded one assist during his time there.

2018: Played eight games including four starts on loan with Oklahoma City Energy FC, scoring four goals. Debuted and scored in the season opener for Energy FC on March 17. Was part of the 18-man FC Dallas squad vs. SKC July 28.


Atuahene, 21, played three seasons at the University of Michigan. The forward scored 24 goals and had 11 assists in 49 matches for the Wolverines from 2015 to 2017.


Part of the Right to Dream Academy from Ghana along with teammate Ema Twumasi, Philadelphia Union midfielder David Accam, Philadelphia Union defender Josh Yaro, Columbus Crew midfielder Mohammad Abu and LA Galaxy’s Emmanuel Boateng. Right to Dream Academy creates opportunities for African youth players by focusing on teamwork, community service and academics through soccer. Right to Dream Academy is based in Atimpoku, Ghana.