Richard Danso played for the West African Football Academy (WAFA) in the Ghana Premier League, scoring three goals in 14 appearances. In 2017, Danso helped WAFA reach second place in his debut season—the club’s best ever league finish. Danso went on to sign for Tunisian first division side ES Sahel in January of 2019.
Danso is a Ghanaian youth international having represented his country at the U-17, U-20 and U-23 levels. He helped the Black Stars reach the quarterfinals of the U-17 FIFA World Cup in 2017, scoring two goals in four games along the way.