Banana Yaya

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Banana Yaya
Personal information
Full name Banana Yaya
Date of birth (1991-07-29) July 29, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Maroua, Cameroon
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Center back/Right back
Club information
Current team
Number 3
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Espérance Tunis 31 (3)
2012–2014 Sochaux 26 (0)
2013–2014 Lausanne-Sport (loan) 16 (1)
2014– Platanias 13 (0)
National team
2009–2011 Cameroon U-20 14 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Banana Yaya (born 29 July 1991 in Maroua) is a Cameroonian professional football player who plays in central defense or at right back. He plays for Greek club Platanias in Superleague Greece.[1]


In June 2009, Yaya signed with Tunisian Top Club Espérance Sportive de Tunis where he started his professional playing career.[2]

He signed for Sochaux from Espérance Tunis on 17 January 2012.[3]

Yaya was sent on loan to Swiss club Lausanne-Sport for the 2013-14 season.[4]



Espérance Sportive de Tunis


  1. ^ "Banana YAYA" FIFA. Retrieved 2013-12-04.
  2. ^ Yaya Bananana : de Diable Rouge de Maroua aux Lions
  3. ^ "Yaya Banana signs at Sochaux" (in French). Football Club Sochaux. 17 January 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Banana (Sochaux) prêté à Lausanne" [Banana (Sochaux) on loan to Lausanne] (in French). 30 August 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 

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