Tony Yeboah

Anthony " Tony" Yeboah ( born June 6, 1966 in Kumasi ) is a former Ghanaian football player. In the German Bundesliga Yeboah played for Eintracht Frankfurt and Hamburger SV.


His best time was the striker in the shirt of the Frankfurt; In 1993 and 1994 he was top scorer in each of the German Bundesliga. Between 1990 and the end of 1994 denied by the second division 1 FC Saarbrücken (65 second division games, 26 goals) to the Hesse Come Yeboah 123 Bundesliga games for Eintracht, in which he scored 68 hits.

After wrangling with the former Eintracht coach Jupp Heynckes, who Yeboah as well as his teammates Jay -Jay Okocha and Maurizio Gaudino from the match and training operations suspended, the Ghanaians moved to the beginning of 1995 to Leeds United in the English Premier League. There he quickly became the public's favorite, because in the second half of the series of the season, he hit in 16 games 13 times. In the following series he followed another twelve gates, and was elected to Leeds player of the year.

After a knee injury and numerous shutdowns of the Ghanaian national team, " Tony" in 1997 fell at Leeds ' team manager George Graham in disgrace. The Bundesliga club Hamburger SV Yeboah took back to Germany. Until September 2001, he brought it on with HSV 100 Bundesliga appearances and 28 goals. In the season 1999/2000 Anthony Yeboah significant part in the collection of the Hanseatic League was in the Champions League. His active career that accompanied the players' agent Joachim Leukel as a personal adviser, he trailed off at Al -Ittihad in the Qatar Stars League.

Since the end of his career as a football player in 2002 Yeboah has been working with his cousin, the former Mainz Mike Osei, and with Michael Farbmacher as a players' agent of the company, Anthony Yeboah Sport Promotion. Together with Abedi Pele, he also advises the Ghana Football Association. Yeboah owns and operates with his family two hotels, one in Ghana's capital Accra and one in his hometown of Kumasi.

On 3 November 2008, he assumed the presidency in the Ghana Premier League Movers Bechem Chelsea.

2012 Yeboah revealed his true birth date. Thus, it is exactly two years younger than he had indicated, and therefore born in 1966 instead of the year of birth 1964 given above. He justified this by saying that he already could thus accumulate as 17 -year-old in Ghana in the men.


  • Yeboahs unclear Birth commented Ghana's former coach Otto Pfister in the early 1990s with: " There is only one: Saw open leg and count the annual rings. "