Tony Yeboah career, one of the first Black Player to play in Germany
Happy Birthday to Tony Yeboah, born 6 June 1966.
After playing in Ghana for 7 years scoring lots of goals, he moved to Germany in 1988.
Tony Yeboah career in Germany
This move was of some historical significance because Yeboah became one of the first black players to appear in the Bundesliga
In 1990, he transferred to Eintracht Frankfurt, where his 20 goals in 1992-93 and 18 in 1993-94 tied him for the league’s scoring title both season.
Tony Yeboah career in Premier League
He joined Leeds in 1994 and became a fan favourite due in part to two memorable goals against Liverpool and Wimbledon, the latter of which was named the Premier League’s Goal of the Season for 1995-96.
He also played for Ghana, scoring 29 Goals in 59 Apps
Tony Yeboah Career
1981–1983 Asante Kotoko
1983–1985 Cornerstones Kumasi
1986–1987 Okwawu United 35 (35)
1988–1990 1. FC Saarbrücken 65 (26)
1990–1995 Eintracht Frankfurt 123 (68)
1995–1997 Leeds United 47 (24)
1997–2001 Hamburger SV 100 (28)
2001–2002 Al-Ittihad 22 (5)
Tony Yeboah Honours
Football League Cup Runner-up: 1995–96
Qatar Stars League: 2001–02
Emir of Qatar Cup: 2001–02
Qatar Crown Prince Cup Runner-up: 2001–02
Ghana Premier League Top scorer: 1986, 1987
Bundesliga Top scorer: 1992–93, 1993–94
African Footballer of the Year; third: 1992, second: 1993
FIFA World Player of the Year; ninth: 1993
Leeds United – Player of the Year: 1996
Ghana Footballer of the Year: 1997