Yahaya Mohamed

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Yahaya Mohamed
Personal information
Full name Mohammed Yahaya Sabato
Date of birth (1988-02-17) 17 February 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Asante Kotoko
Number 11
Youth career
Tema Youth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Tema Youth 0 (0)
2007–2008 OGC Nice (loan) 0 (0)
2008–2011 Real Tamale United 0 (0)
2009–2010 Wa All Stars (loan) 0 (0)
2011– Asante Kotoko 4 (0)
2012–2013 Amidaus Professionals (loan) 15 (8)
National team
2007 Ghana U-20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 December 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 June 2007

Mohammed Yahaya Sabato (born 17 February 1988 ) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Asante Kotoko.[1]

Career[edit]

In June 2007, after the Toulon Tournament, Yahaya had a successful trial period,[2] with OGC Nice in Ligue 1 and was offered a three-year contract to June 2010 by the Stade Municipal du Ray outfit.[3] On 1 July 2011, Mohammed Yahaya signed for Asante Kotoko in the Ghana Premier League.

International career[edit]

A hard tackling versatile central defender who can play any full back position and as defensive midfielder, Yahaya was a member of the Ghana U20 team, that participated in the 2007 Toulon Tournament in France.[4] After playing so well in his short stint with the Ghana U20 team, Black Satellites, a senior call up was imminent. On 7 August 2007, young Yahaya was called up by Ghana Coach Claude Le Roy for a FIFA International friendly match against Senegal in the New Den Stadium in London, UK on 21 August 2007.[5] In 2011, was in the Ghana national football team squad that competed at the 2011 African Nations Championship. Mohammed Yaya is one of the youngest Ghanaian football player

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played on 15 December 2013.
Club Season Division League Cup1 Continental2 Other3 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Assists
Asante Kotoko 2011–12 Ghana Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Amidaus Professionals 2012–13 15 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 8 0
Asante Kotoko 2013–14 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3
Career Total 19 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 8 3

1Includes the Ghanaian FA Cup and the Ghana Super Cup.
2African competitions include the CAF Champions League, CAF Confederations Cup and the CAF Super Cup.
3Other tournaments include the FIFA Club World Cup.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Asante Kotoko

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asante Kotoko FC – The New Signings
  2. ^ "Foot – Transferts – Les infos du jour (France)". Lequipe.fr. 11 July 2007. Retrieved 11 July 2007. 
  3. ^ "Yahaya moves to France". Goal.com. 11 July 2007. Retrieved 11 July 2007. 
  4. ^ "Yahaya makes Nice move". Ghana FA. 4 July 2007. Retrieved 4 July 2007. 
  5. ^ "Dede Ayew gets Ghana call up". BBC. 7 August 2007. Retrieved 31 August 2007. 

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