MLS club Columbus Crew signing Ghanaian winger Yaw Yeboah from Wisla Krakow

MLS club Columbus Crew signing Ghanaian winger Yaw Yeboah from Wisla Krakow

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:53 PM
  • Ghanaian winger Yaw Yeboah has sealed a move to American club Columbus Crew in the winter transfer window
  • The 24-year-old signed a two year deal with the club with the option of a further one year at the end of 2024
  • Yeboah joined the 2020 Major League champions from Polish outfit Wisla Krakow

Ghana's Yaw Yeboah has finally left Europe for the United States after signing a deal with Major League Soccer side Columbus Crew in the winter transfer window.

The former Manchester City prodigy inked a two year deal with the option of extending for a further year on Thursday, January 6, 2022.

Yeboah's move was announced by Columbus Crew on Thursday, with the 2020 MLS champions thrilled to acquire the August Player of the Month in the Polish league this season.

Yaw Yeboah playing for Wisla Krakow. SOURCE: Twitter/ @_owurakuampofo
MLS club Columbus Crew signing Ghanaian winger Yaw Yeboah from Wisla Krakow. SOURCE: Twitter/ @_owurakuampofo
Source: Twitter

He joins from Wisla Krakow, where he hogged the headlines in the month of August with a Messi-esque goal in a league game against Gornik Leczna.

“We are thrilled to welcome Yaw to Columbus,” said Columbus Crew President & General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko.
“Yaw is a young winger whose dynamic style of play has made him one of the most exciting up-and-coming players in the Ekstraklasa during his time in Poland. In addition to playing in some of the top leagues in Europe, Yaw also brings valuable international experience with the Ghanaian National Team.
"We believe his addition to our roster will strengthen our attack and help us increase production out wide.”

Yaw Yeboah has spent most of his time in Europe after leaving Ghana in 2014 to sign for English giants Manchester City.

Things did not work out at City, and after several loans spells, he joined CD Numancia in Spain in 2018 before making a move to Celta Vigo. After his time at Celta, he joined Wisla Krakow.

Yaw Yeboah's scores incredible goal in the Polish league

Earlier, reported that, former Ghana U-23 captain, Yaw Yeboah, scored an incredible solo goal for Wisła Kraków in the Polish league on Saturday to catch the attention of ESPN.

The nimble footed player took out four defenders after skillfully controlling the ball, before brilliantly gliding his way through a sea of players to fire in his side's second in the 3-1 victory over Gornik Leczna.

In a video posted on Twitter by American Sports channel, ESPN, sighted by, the video of Yeboah's goal got them stunned.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.