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Medo Kamara makes Maccabi Haifa debut with victory

January 27, 2015 By: Sahr Morris Jr

Sierra Leonean midfielder, Mohamed Medo Kamara, last Saturday made his debut in the Israeli topflight league, the Ligat ha’ Al as his club Maccabi Haifa secured a 1-0 home win over Hapoel Be’erSheva.

The midfielder, who joined the Israeli club on a six month loan deal from English championship side Bolton Wanderers, enjoyed his first full time action since 24 September 2014 against Chelsea in the Capital One Cup – his last competitive match for the Wanderers.

Despite marking his debut with victory, the midfielder could not escape the referee’s book as he was cautioned in the 82nd minutes.

In England’s League One, right-back Mustapha Dumbuya was left on the bench as his side Notts County suffered a 1-2 home defeat to Peterborough United,  whilst right-back, Aziz Deen Conteh was left out from the Port Vale squad that went down 0-1 at home to Crewe Alexandra.

In the English FA Cup, midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah made his debut in full time action for Reading as they defeated Cardiff City 1-2.

Also, young Sierra Leonean winger Sullay Kaikai played for 53 minutes as his Cambridge United held Manchester United to a goalless draw and forced the Premier League giant to an FA Cup replay.

In Greece, midfielder John Kamara missed his side Lamia’s 3-1 away defeat to Agrotikos Asterasdue to suspension, while in Turkey, midfielder Khelifa Jabbie was absent for Balikesirspor in their 1-0 defeat to Gaziantepspor in the Turkish Super Lig.