Medeama great Ibrahim Yaro has announced his departure from the club, bringing an end to a 10-year spell.
Yaro in his time with the Mauve and Yellow secured three major trophies and a personal accolade to cement his place as one of the best defenders in the club’s history.
The versatile defender won the Ghana Premier League title, FA Cup and Super Cup.
His personal honours include being crowned Best Player for the Ghana FA Cup in the 2016-17 season.
Yaro joined Medeama in 2013 from Dawhyenia United Dawhyenia United, impressing with his professional touch and work ethic.
The consummate professional spent a season on loan at USL Championship side Colorado Switchbacks in 2019 alongside side now former teammate Kwasi Donsu.
Outstanding Ibrahim Yaro departs the club after an amazing 10-year spell in Tarkwa.
The club remains grateful to him for his years of service and wish him well in his future endeavour.
A consummate professional bids farewell via; https://t.co/HidfPmbGiK
24 gun salute 👏👊👐 pic.twitter.com/jGPyXAIrax
— Medeama SC – 22/23 GPL Champions (@MedeamaSC) July 26, 2023
Club President Moses Armah said:
“Yaro has demonstrated that he is a top professional, loyal and committed to Medeama over the 10-year period.
“To play for this club and for this number of years, makes him special.
“He will always be remembered for being one of the best defenders to have graced the pitch for the club in Tarkwa.
“He has been a great ambassador and we wish him genuinely well in his future endeavour.”
Ibrahim Yaro said:
“Life is a beautiful journey and within the journey there are a lot of lessons to be learnt along the way.
“And wherever the directions of the journey call life takes you, one must be appreciated.
“I will like to take this opportunity to say a very big thank you to everyone at Medeama Sporting Club, especially president Moses Armah and his wife Mrs. Rose Linnet Osei Bonsu.
“The management, technical team, playing body,the amazing and beautiful supporters of the club, as well as the good people of Tarkwa.
“That the time has come to end my stay here with the club. (10years wooow) which I’m much grateful.
“Our memories and the good time we had together will forever be remembered regardless of everything.
“Good luck to the entire team for their upcoming season as well. #never give up as the motto says.”