March 7, 2017 By Sahr Morris Jnr
Sierra Leone international, George Kweku Davies, made his debut for Floridsorfer AC in their 1-0 away defeat to Liefering in the Austria Liga 1.
Davies, who joined the Austria second tier league side on loan from German side, Greuther Fürth, until the summer of 2017, was featured and played for 15 minutes on his debut day as the Viennese district-based club suffered in Saturday’s league match.
In U.S Major League Soccer, striker Kei Kamara and his New England Revolution side, started the season on a poor footing after suffering a 1-0 defeat on the road to Colorado Rapids.
The Sierra Leonean forward failed to get his name on the score-sheet but registered it on the referee’s book in the 79th minutes for his first yellow of the season.
Another Sierra Leonean player, who got his name on the referees book, was OPS striker, Abdul Sesay, whose side registered a 3-2 victory over Haupa in the Finnish Cup; The Suomen Cup. Despite his early booking, the striker cum winger ended with another 90 minutes of action on his belt.
In Switzerland second tier league; the Challenge League, Sierra Leone skipper, Umaru Bangura, continued to stamp his authority in the defence line of FC Zürich, with another full time action as they defeated Chiasso 1-0 and in Serbia second tier league, Mustapha Bangura played for 54 minutes as his Prva Liga side, Zemun were forced to a 1-1 draw by Bežanija at home.
The Swedish Svenska Cupen continued over the weekend with three Sierra Leonean players; Mohamed Bangura, Alhassan Kamara and Ishmael Koroma in action.
Bangura was introduced in the 72nd minute for Dalkurd FF in their goalless draw with AIK. The forward was booked in 93 minutes, while his countryman, Alhassan Kamara, returned to his former club, Örebro finished in a 1-1 draw. Kamara was withdrawn in the 90th minutes and replaced by Brazilian Paulinho Guerreiro, while Ishmael Koroma Nyköping forced Varberg Bois to a 1-1 draw
In England, Leyton Orient prospect Joshua Koroma, who is an English player to parents hailing from Sierra Leone, was sensational in Wales and had the match ball after a comprehensive display.
The youngster scored a hat-trick for the League Two side on Saturday in their fine away win at Rodney Parade over Newport County, while in the Non-league premier, Ibrahim Kargbo Dulwich Hamlet secured 0-1 away win over Worthing.