Ismael Dyfan

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Ishmael Dyfan (Ishmail Dyfan)(Ismael Dyfan) is a Sierra Leonean footballer of the 1970s and 1980s.

Dyfan is regarded as one of the most gifted footballers to be produced by Sierra Leone until recent times. He was one of the first Sierra Leonean footballers to move abroad, playing for Africa Sports (Ivory Coast)[1] and Arab Contractors (Egypt).

He played in the 1978 and 1982 World Cup qualifiers,[2] and scored goals against Nigeria and Algeria.[3]


  1. ^ Web archive of Le Matin d'Abidjan article about Africa Sports
  2. ^ Ismail DyfanFIFA competition record (archived)
  3. ^ Courtney, Barrie. "Sierra Leone - Details of World Cup Matches". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-05-12.