In the PL Chair: Yoane Wissa - The Brentford rising star lighting up the Premier League

football15 May 2024 14:47| © SuperSport
By:Joe Maluleke

Brentford’s DR Congo star Yoane Wissa stands out as a luminary whose brilliance refuses to go unnoticed.

With each match, he dazzles spectators and pundits alike, carving his name in the annals of the sport.

Let's delve into the journey of this remarkable athlete, whose trajectory is as inspiring as his on-field prowess.

Wissa was on the Premier League Chair with SuperSport’s Lee Davidse as he reflected on his Premier League milestone and the impact of African players in England.

Having graduated from the Châteauroux academy in 2015, Wissa joined the club's senior ranks the following year.

After a spell with Angers, he moved to Lorient in 2018. Wissa was part of the Lorient team that won Ligue 2 in 2019–20.

In 2021, Wissa made headlines when he made the bold decision to join Brentford FC in the English Premier League.

His arrival in the fiercely competitive arena of English football was met with anticipation and excitement, as fans eagerly awaited his debut in the famous red and white stripes.

True to form, Wissa rose to the occasion, making an immediate impact with his blistering pace and clinical finishing.

Wissa recently reached a milestone 100 Premier League appearances, a personal achievement he greatly values.

“I couldn’t believe it! First of all it came so quickly. It’s been three years I have been here and playing almost every game. So I am very happy and proud to achieve the 100 games (milestone),” said Wissa.

The DR Congo star said he was impressed with the number of African players in the Premier League.

Not only that, but the fact that they are performing really well.

Off the pitch, Wissa remains grounded, never forgetting his roots or the journey that shaped him.

He is actively involved in charitable endeavours, using his platform to give back to the community and inspire the next generation of footballing talents.

His story serves as a reminder that with talent, hard work, and perseverance, anything is possible.

As Wissa continues to light up football pitch with his dazzling displays, one thing is certain – his journey is far from over.

With each match, he etches his name deeper into the hearts of football fans everywhere, leaving an indelible mark on the sport he loves.

For Yoane Wissa, the sky is the limit, and the world eagerly awaits the next chapter in his extraordinary career.