|Full name||Ishmael Yartey|
|Date of birth||11 January 1990|
|Place of birth||Swedru, Central Region, Ghana|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Current club||FC Sion|
|2007–2009||→ Benfica (loan)|
|2009||→ Beira-Mar (loan)||17||(2)|
|2010||→ Fatima (loan)||14||(2)|
|2010–2011||→ Beira-Mar (loan)||10||(1)|
|2011–2012||→ Servette (loan)||31||(8)|
|2013–||→ FC Sion (loan)||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 July 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Yartey began his youth and professional career with Ghanaian club All Blacks F.C., before joining SL Benfica on a 1-year loan deal with a buy option at the end of the contract. Former Benfica's manager Quique Flores was the first manager that called Yartey to train with the senior squad, but his debut with Benfica's shirt was never made.
SC Beira Mar & CD Fatima (loan)
On 15 July 2009, Yartey left S.L. Benfica and signed a one year loan deal with S.C. Beira Mar, then at the end of the season he signed for CD Fatima, another one year loan. In January 2011 he was loaned to S.C. Beira-Mar for the remainder of the 2010–11 Primeira Liga season.
Servette FC (loan)
In June 2012, Yartey returned to Benfica from his season long loan at Servette FC. He never made his debut for Benfica.
On 16 May 2012, Yartey was called up for two of the Ghana national team's 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifications, against Lesotho in Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana, and on 1 June 2012 and against Zambia in Ndola, Copperbelt Province, Zambia, on 9 June 2012.
- Beira Mar
Correct as of 14 May 2012
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