Tony Yeboah has expressed his happiness following his former club, Leeds United’s promotion to the English Premier League.
Leeds United are back in the English top-flight after 16 years and the Ghanian former striker, speaking to Kumasi based Angel FM can’t hide his happiness.
“It’s a big news for everyone who supports Leeds United. I can’t hide my happiness after reading on the club’s promotion to the English Premier League,”
“The journey hasn’t been easy for the club in the last sixteen years….We are grateful to God for gaining a slot in the Premier League next season”
“Leeds United is a big club in England with amazing fans that make players feel special at the Elland Road.” he added.
“They (fans) are crazy for the club and I can’t forget the memories.”
Yeboah also urged the club to beef up the squad for their next season’s English Premier League campaign so that the remains a permanent feature in the top-flight.
“There should be additions to the current squad to maintain their status in the Premier League. I watched most of their matches in the Championship”
“I know the Leeds United board of directors will add some quality to the team”
Yeboah joined English club Leeds United from Eintracht Frankfurt for £3.4 million in January 1995.
In his second season at Elland Road he was voted Player of the Year. Yeboah scored a total of 32 goals for Leeds United in 66 appearances, and is still revered as a cult hero for the Yorkshire club due to a series of memorable goals he scored.
His volley against Liverpool and his strike versus Wimbledon in the 1995–96 season were among his most notable goals, and he was a regular feature in Goal of the Month in the Premier League.