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Ghana striker Boakye-Yaidom made poster boy by Spanish side Elche

Published on: 16 January 2014
Richmond Boakye-Yiadom is revered by Elche fans.

Spanish Primera Division side Elche have made Ghana striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom the ‘official face of the club’ together with two other players.

His image and that of the players have been printed on a huge billboard outside the club’s Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero stadium.

Richmond Boakye-Yiadom and Elche

Boakye-Yiadom appears in the club’s advert after a successful first round at the club.

With goalkeeper Manu Herrera and striker Ferran Corominas Telechea with the inscription ‘‘Pasión Franjiverde’’ which translates  ‘‘Love of Elche’’

The highly-rated young striker has become a fan-favourite since arriving in September on loan from Juventus.

He has scored four goals in 17 matches.


This article has 2 comment(s), give your comment
  • franky says:
    January 16, 2014 09:59 pm
    Boakye yiadom deserves a place in the blackstars team for the world cup. Playing in a Spanish la liga and so far so good
  • afrikaba1 says:
    January 16, 2014 06:48 pm
    I like his work rate. Ghana is blessed with strikers. they should be given a chance to prove themselves. not just 10 minutes in a game