Ólafsvík completes Sorie Barrie loan signing


February 27, By Sahr Morris Jnr


Icelandic side, Víkingur Ólafsvík, has completed the loan signing of Sierra Leone midfielder, Ibrahim Sorie Barrie, from FC Kallon.

Barrie, 21, was the hero when Cameroon became the first big nation to be kicked out of the 2016 Olympic Games football qualifiers in Africa in  May,2015.

The versatile midfielder, who skippered Sierra Leone and scored the goal in the 93rd minute that eliminated Cameroon, will play this season with the Icelandic second-tier side.

Barrie will team up with fellow Sierra Leone and national player, Kwame Quee, who played with the club last season following a two-year loan deal.

Ólafsvík’s  new acquisition was also part of the FC Johansen side that was eliminated by Moroccan side- FUS Rabat -in the 2017 CAF Champions League qualifiers in February, 2017.

Barrie has earned over 4 caps with Sierra Leone.

Ghanaian midfielder, Manuel Eli Keke from Dreams FC -also signed on a three-year deal.

Víkingur Ólafsvík relegated last season from the Úrvalsdeild top-flight league.