All you need to know about late Kotoko defender Godfred Yeboah

Wed, 4 Aug 2021 Source: Bright Yeboah Taylor

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Godfred Yeboah 'TV3''s real name was Alex Anning Yeboah. His father was called Godfred Yeboah.

His father who was also a left-back and played for B/A United alongside, Mr. Augustine Asante, Agyemang Badu, Kwame Nsowah, Yaw Fred, Yaw Mark, George Arthur, among others.

His father died when he was young and choose to play with his father's name when Registering for B/A United from Alakoso Juvenile Football Club in 1999.

He completed Fiapre Methodist School. He qualified B/A United into GPL in 1999 alongside Asuom Kwaebibrem Stars and played the GPL in 2000.

He was spotted by coach Ernst Middendorp after B/A United Eliminated Kotoko from the FA Cup on 27th August 2000, in the game B/A United beat Kotoko 3-0 on penalties after 0-0.

Gordon Ablordey, Alex Djanie, and Emmanuel Nkrumah's kicks were saved by Goalkeeper Ransford Kudjoe while Godfred Yeboah, Frank Adjei, and Aziz Suleman scored for B/A United.

They were beaten 1-0 by Hearts of Oak during the Quarter Finals.

He started preseason with Asante Kotoko in January 2001 at Prempeh College School Park when B/A United and his manager, Mr. Bekoe agreed to sell him to Kotoko.

He went on loan from Asante Kotoko to Wa All Stars. Kotoko gave All Stars now Legon Cities FC three players during the 2008-09 season, (Godfred Yeboah, Habib Mohammed and Kwabena Dodzie).

He left Ghana in 2009 to play in Vietnam with, Stephen Owusu (striker).

With the national team, Godfred Yeboah earned his first national team call-up under the tutelage of coach Fred Osam Duodu.

In the game, Nigeria beat Ghana 3-0 in a world cup qualifier. Emmanuel Osei Kuffour in that game kept the post for Ghana when Ghana's substitute Goalkeeper Osei Boateng was shown a red card after coming to replace injured James Nanor. Godfred Yeboah was on the bench in that game.

Honors: ( Official Trophies) - 17

League: Kotoko - (2003, 2005 and 2007-08 ) - 3

FA Cup: Kotoko ( 2001) - 1

Swag Cup : Kotoko ( 2001, 2003, 2005 & 2008) - 4

Top 4 - Kotoko ( 2003, 2007) - 2

Ghana Gala - Kotoko ( 2001 & 2005) -2

President Cup - Kotoko ( 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2008) - 4

Ghalca Special Cup -Kotoko (2005)- 1 (They beat Dwarfs 1-0 at Konongo and beat them 2-1 at Cape coast)

Otumfour Cup is not included.


Cup Winners Cup - Kotoko - Runners Up - 2002

CAF Confederations Cup - Kotoko - Runners Up - 2004-05.

He was working as on of the assistant coaches at Baffour Academy in Nsoatre in the Brong Region of Ghana. The team is owned by Hon Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Source: Bright Yeboah Taylor