Ghana defender Jerry Akaminko is being hailed as the best defender in Turkey after stopping Ivory Coast hitman Didier Drogba during a league game in the Turkish top-flight over the weekend.
The Black Stars centre-back, who plays at the right-back position for Eskisehirspor, masterminded the Galatasary striker in Saturday’s Super Lig clash against the giants of Turkish football.
Akaminko was the Eskisehirspor player tasked to mark the dangerous Drogba but the Ghanaian came out with flying colours against the league leaders in a goalless stalemate.
Akaminko was so impressive he caught the attention of former Fenerbahce and Turkey playmaker Ridvan Dilmen who is now a top commentator, analyst and sportswriter.
“Akaminko is the fastest and very talented stopper in Turkey this season and it was fantastic the way he easily stopped Drogba,” Ridvan Dilmen told Ligtv.com.
“He played great and runs faster than last year and I think with him at the back, Eski can get good results...