GHANA 3-0 GUINEA, Know Guinea’s dangerous Goalkeeper Yattara

GHANA 3-0 GUINEA, Know Guinea’s dangerous Goalkeeper Yattara


A convincing victory for the Black Stars sees them through to face the hosts in the semi-finals. They took the lead after just four minutes and never looked back. Charles Atsu opened the scoring on the 4th minute followed by Appiah 44th before the half time break. In the second half, Charles Atsu continued where he left off by scoring a cracker to complete his brace in the 61st minute.

The goals were enough to seal the victory for the Ghanaians however, Guinea goal goalkeeper Yattara , took out Gyan with studs-up tackle and he was shown a straight red card the tackle on Gyan when one-on-one. The star striker was left limping by the tackle, potentially giving Grant a headache as Ghana edge ever closer to ending their 33-year wait for glory at the continental showpiece.

Get to know the Guinea goalkeeper,

Naby-Moussa Yattara (born 12 January 1984 in Conakry) is a Guinean footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for AC Arles-Avignon of the French Ligue 2.

Naby Yattara Fact File
Personal information
Full name Naby-Moussa Yattara
Date of birth 12 January 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Conakry, Guinea
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 30
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Étoile de Guinée 22 (0)
2002 Athlético de Coléah 14 (0)
2002–2006 Royal Antwerp 3 (0)
2006–2008 Couillet 35 (0)
2008–2009 Sète 34 (0)
2009– Arles-Avignon 4 (0)
National team
2007– Guinea 39 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 October 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:40, 23 December 2014 (UTC)