Samuel Yeboah

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Not to be confused with Samuel Ayew Yeboah.
Samuel Yeboah
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-08-08) August 8, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Hearts of Oak
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Heart of Lions 25 (18)
2004–2005 Sheriff Tiraspol 25 (11)
2005–2008 Hapoel Kfar Saba 82 (33)
2008–2010 Hapoel Tel Aviv 41 (15)
2010–2011 Genk 16 (3)
2010–2011 Beitar Jerusalem (loan) 30 (4)
2011–2012 F.C. Ashdod 8 (0)
2012 Nea Salamis Famagusta 11 (3)
2013–2015 Heart of Lions
2016– Hearts of Oak
National team
2008–2009 Ghana 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 November 2013

Samuel Yeboah (born August 8, 1986) is a Ghanaian footballer.

Career[edit]

Hapoel Kfar-Saba[edit]

Samuel Yeboah played in Hapoel Kfar-Saba and won the Israeli golden shoe award.

Hapoel Tel Aviv 2008/9[edit]

In the 2008/9 season, Yeboah was very successful scoring 13 goals and also making 3 assists in 30 league games.

In April 2009, it was reported that CSKA Moscow had offered €2.5m to Hapoel Tel Aviv for the young Ghanaian striker. He was also linked with a move to English Premiership newcomers Birmingham City.

KRC Genk[edit]

On 28 December 2009, KRC Genk paid a reported transfer fee of €700.000 for Samuel Yeboah. On 4 January 2010, he signed a contract for 3.5 seasons until 30 June 2013, with an option for one more.[1][2][3] He then went on loan to Israeli side Beitar Jerusalem for a season.

International career[edit]

The then 22-year-old made his debut for the national team on 22 November 2008 when the Black Stars were held to a goalless draw by Tunisia.[4] He played his second game for the national side on 11 February 2009 against Egypt, coming up as substitute on the 70th minute. The match ended 2-2.

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