Swiss international Yakin relishing Qatari challenge
July 12, 2008
Switzerland international Hakan Yakin has left Young Boys to join Qatar League champions Al Gharafa for the 2008/09 season.
Yakin was the leading scorer in the Swiss league last season with 24 goals and also netted all three of his country's goals at Euro 2008.
'I've heard a lot about the good level of Qatar League especially with a lot of stars playing in Qatar. That is why I preferred Al Gharafa's offer to other offers from England and France,' said the 31-year-old attacking midfielder at a press ...