|Full name Yaw Ihle Amankwah|
Height 1.95 m
Place of birth Bergen, Norway
Name Yaw Amankwah
Current team Sandefjord Fotball
|Date of birth (1988-07-07) 7 July 1988 (age 27)|
Yaw Ihle Amankwah (born 7 July 1988) is a Norwegian professional footballer, who plays for Danish 1st Division-side Hobro IK.
Amankwah has a Ghanaian father and a Norwegian mother and was born in Bergen. After playing for Fana IL, Amankwah was bought by Brann in the summer of 2007, but was loaned out to Fana for the rest of the 2007 season. Amankwah made his debut for Brann on 28 June 2008, in 2009 he was loaned out to Alta IF. After playing 30 games for Alta in the 2009 season he returned to Brann in November 2009 to take part in the preparation for the 2010 season.
In January 2012 Amankwah joined Sandefjord Fotball.
After playing in the 2015 Tippeligaen, his contract was due to expire, and as he struggled somewhat with injuries the contract was not renewed. He signed for third-tier club FK Tønsberg.
Amankwah joined Hobro IK in the Danish 1st Division on 24 January 2017.
Amankwah is the cousin of Ghanaian defensive midfielder, Emmanuel Frimpong, who formerly played for Arsenal.