Prince Tagoe, born on 9th November 1986, is a professional football player who plays for Ghana National Football team. He is also a striker for TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, a German football club. Other teams he has played for include Maamobi, Ettifaq, Al Shabab, Ittihad, 1899 Hoffenheim, Partizan, Bursaspur, Ghana national team and Hearts of Oak. Tagoe is 6.2 feet tall and weighs 183 lbs.
Tagoe first came to limelight with his wonderful performance for his team in Ghana Premier League in 2005 with 18 goals. During this time, he was also a part of the Accra Hearts of Oak SC team. The following year, he signed for 1. FSV Mainz 05 team, though his transfer got failed and he moved to Ittihad FC team, a Saud-Arabian club. Post six months, he moved to UAE and signed for Al Shabab Al Arabi Club. After a year and 10 league goals played for Al Shabab, Prince returned to Saudi Arabia team to play for Ettifaq FC team. Post two years in this team, he scored 8 goals in 6 matches, played at the AFC Champions League in 2009.
Later on, he was signed by Hoffenheim in June 2009. Soon after joining the club, Tagoe was diagnosed with a medical condition that stated some heart issues. Citing the medical reports, the club released him from the team. However, the second opinion dismissed any possibility of such a medical condition. He was reinstated to the club after receiving a clean chit on his health.
Tagoe is a kind of unpredictable player who was called to play for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2006 by Ratomir Dujkovic. He played for 49 minutes, though he could not make it to the quarter finals. In 2010, he was selected by Milovan Rajevac to join the 23 men squad for the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. He played in 3 group matches, as a starter, though he could not enter the pitch in the knockout stage.
Prince Tagoe was the leading scorer in the Ghanaian League in 2004-05 season. Till now he has scored four goals for Ghana National team.
In 2004, he and his team, Hearts of Oak won the Ghana Premier League and the CAF Confederation Cup. Whilst with the Partizan team, he won the Serbian SuperLiga and the Serbian Cup in 2010-11.