|Full name||Yaw Preko|
|Date of birth||8 September 1974|
|Place of birth||Ghana|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Ghana U20 (Manager)|
|1991–1992||Hearts of Oak||31||(9)|
|2007||Hoang Anh Gia Lai||2||(0)|
|2012–2013||Ghana U20 (assistant)|
|2015–2016||Hearts of Oak (assistant)|
|2016||Hearts of Oak (caretaker)|
|2016||Ifeanyi Ubah (assistant)|
|2018–2019||Ghana U17 (assistant)|
|2019||Kings Palace FC (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
|Olympic medal record|
|1992 Barcelona||Team Competition|
His career started in Powerlines, a small Ghanaian club, and his first European club was R.S.C. Anderlecht where he became Belgian champion three times. He played in Turkey from 1997-2004 before joining Halmstads BK in the Allsvenskan. He then left Halmstads BK in 2005 as the club did not renew his contract, he signed for Saudi Arabian team Al-Ettifaq and stayed with them for almost 2 years and then signed for HAGL in the Vietnamese V-League, which he left after one season. A free agent, Preko subsequently announced his interest of returning home to the Ghanaian league.
From December 2012 to July 2013, Preko was the assistant manager of Ghana's U20 national team. In October 2015, he became assistant manager under Kenichi Yatsuhashi. On 30 October 2016, he was appointed caretaker manager replacing Sergio Traguil. However, the club decided to appoint a new manager at the end of October 2018 and two weeks later, he was reunited with Kenichi Yatsuhashi at Nigerian club Ifeanyi Ubah still as assistant manager. Yatsuhashi was sacked already sacked on 12 December 2016 and once again, Preko took over as a caretaker manager and later permanent manager. In January 2018, he was appointed assistant manager for Ghana's U17 national team.
- TRANSFERS: Window Closed!
- "Yaw Preko hints at returning to local league". Modernghana.com. 31 July 2008. Retrieved 21 October 2008.
- Former Ghana U20 assistant coach Yaw Preko owed US$ 7,000 by Ghana FA, ghanasoccernet.com, 9 January 2014
- Kenichi's Diary: Three reasons why Hearts' new man could be a hit, modernghana.com, 30 October 2015
- Hearts interim coach Yaw Preko takes charge of first training session, modernghana.com, 31 August 2016
- Kenichi Yatsuhashi sacked as coach of Ifeanyi Ubah, kessbenfm.com, 12 December 2016
- Former Hearts Assistant Yaw Preko Re-Assigned As Ghana U17 Deputy Coach, ghanasportsonline.com, 30 January 2018
- Kenichi Yatsuhashi: Former Hearts coach takes over Kings Palace FC, sportsfileghana.com, 13 April 2019
- Yaw Preko appointed Ghana U20 coach; George Lamptey as assistant- reports, ghanasoccernet.com, 4 June 2019
- Yaw Preko at National-Football-Teams.com
- Yaw Preko swedish FA profile
- Yaw Preko to play in Vietnam
- Yaw Preko profile
Parts of this article (those related to career information) need to be updated.April 2018)(