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Magnificent Ghana winger Ishmael Yartey bags a goal in FC Sion victory over Thun in Swiss top-flight

Published on: 11 May 2014
Ishmael Yartey celebrates his goal for Sion

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

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Ex-Ghana youth star Ishmael Yartey climbed off the bench to seal victory for FC Sion as they thrashed visiting FC Thun 3-1 at the Stade de Tourbillon in the Swiss Super League on Sunday afternoon. 

The 24-year-old had replaced countryman Ebenezer Assifuah on the hour mark and he signed on in style cementing the victory for his with an 83rd minute finish.

Yartey given Brazilian Léo Itaperuna to grab the third goal in the 71st minute he missed narrow and when the moment arrived for the former Benfica star, he grabbed his chance. He linked up well with attacker Ovidiu Herea and the Romanian international returned the ball to the unmarked Ghanaian who made no mistake in burying the ball.

The 2007 Ghana U17 winger exhibited his versatility when he made to lead the attack in 5-3-2 role by Sion's new manager and he proved his worth by scoring his second goal of the season.


  • assase abban says:
    May 11, 2014 10:09 pm
    most of the so call world player of the black stars do not even sit on benches they are bunch of rubbish
  • assase says:
    May 11, 2014 10:17 pm
    most of the selected black star players do not even warm the bench in their varius clubs a bunch of rubbish
  • Boro says:
    May 11, 2014 07:08 pm
    Yes this guy was a delight to watch and looks like a carbon copy of muntari but chose to surround himself with borbor's bribe scandal and has since not realised his potential. He hardly get first team play. He is been reduced to a regular bench warmer. May be a magnificent bench warmer.
  • Kwabena says:
    May 11, 2014 04:51 pm
    Hahahahaha! Magnificent scorer!
  • selfmade says:
    May 11, 2014 06:56 pm
    One of the most talented players ghana has ever produced! This guy is gem and a genius!! Ghanaians has overlooked this guy for a long time but don't worry and keep on keeping on because one day your hard work 'll pay off magnificently!!
  • selfmade says:
    May 11, 2014 06:59 pm
    Ghana ll win the next afcon because we have the right mix of players to do the job for us!! If only we can stop the inferiority complex and complacencies, we ll shatter all the African countries like a pieces of pea!!
  • selfmade says:
    May 11, 2014 07:01 pm
    We should forget about the WC and focus more on the afcon becasus we can easily win it with this crop of players!!