Instead of punching the air in celebration of his 5th league goal of the season Vitus Yamoah needed medication attention after placing his whole soul and body on the line to go for the kill.
No defender in either the Ghana Premier League or the Division One League has scored more goals or contributed more goals than Yamoah. In strict relativity comparison sense, Yamoah is by far the Sergio Ramos in Ghana now.
He’s got a bit of everything: technical ability, strength, personality and leadership.” “He defends well, can play, and manages all facets of the game. He’s a very complete footballer who is ripe-age for either the Ghana Premier League or fit for any overseas adventure.
The Dunkwa-born undoubtedly is cast in the mode of the Spanish football thin god whose scoring numbers beats most forwards in the modern game and yes, Yamoah’s scoring numbers makes him even better than most strikers and attackers in Ghana currently. The important goals he grants his club – like that 89th minute equaliser in matchday 1 against Danbort FC is just one of the many qualities he offers a team. The former Dunkwa United player possesses extraordinary technical qualities which he employs to command the backline and influences games with his bigger personality.
The 23-year-old central defender has notched 5 league goals for Okyeman Planners Football Club/Planners Athletic Club and even boost of providing two key assists from his defensive position and that also adds to 4 Most Valuable Player of the match awards.
For it is not out of order to conclude that if Diawisie Taylor, Hans Kwofie and Kwame Peprah are the Robert Lewandowskis and Cristiano Ronaldos of the Ghanaian leagues then Vitus Yamoah would perfectly fit into the shoes of Sergio Ramos in the Ghana leagues.
The numbers of the central defender speaks for him – he has scored five goals, provided 2 assists and scooped in 19 games for Planners in the 20-week old zonal Division One League.
If you cast your eyes wide across the spectrum of the Ghana Premier League and critically examine the performance of the likes Nuru Sulley, Abdul Ganiyu Ismail and their likes, it would be too far from right to bring Yamoah to the level of most top-flight defenders.
With his physical presence, toughness, composure, eye for goal and technical abilities he can fit in easily and solve many central defensive problems of most clubs and even offer special goals in addition to his games.
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