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Sierra Leone Players Abroad:

Teteh Bangura saves Mjällby

September 30, 2015 By Sahr Morris Jr.

Sierra Leone striker, Ibrahim Teteh Bangura, came off the bench to rescue relegation threatened Mjällby AIF by scoring the team’s equaliser in their 1-1 draw with Ängelholm in the Swedish Superettan league.

The forward, who replaced Sjöblom in the 67th minute, took only five minutes to level the score-line after Fredrik Karlsson had given the home side the lead with his 8th goal of the season.

Bangura’s goal was his first since joining Mjällby AIF this season and the former AIK Solna striker, in an emotional feat, said: “It feels really good to finally score again.”

Other Sierra Leonean players who were also in action in Sweden include AIK Solna forward Mohamed ‘Poborsky’ Bangura, who featured full time in their 1-0 away defeat to Hammarby. Alhaji ‘Adriano’ Kamara came off the bench in the 84th minute to help Norrköping to a 1-2 away win over Gefle and climb top of the Allsvenskan league table.

In the Swedish First Division, Ibrahim Kallay featured for 74 minutes for IFK Luleå as they forced Carlstad United to a 1-1 draw. Center-back Ishmael Jorjor Koroma’s introduction in the 46th minute could not help Nyköping escape a 0-2 defeat to Umeå.

In Azerbaijan, left-back Sheriff Suma was the only Sierra Leonean player in action over the weekend as his Rəvan side suffered a 0-3 defeat to Qabala.

In the Cypriot topflight league, striker Mustapha ‘Haji’ Bangura was substituted after just 40 minutes in his side Aris’s 4-0 away defeat to Apoel.

In the English League One, striker Sullay Kaikai played full time for Shrewsbury Town as they secured all three points with a 2-0 win over Blackpool.

In Finland, midfielder Hassan Sesay was introduced in the 62nd minute and helped Lathi to a 1-2 away victory over ILves.

In Turkey, midfielder Alfred ‘Zagalo’ Sankoh came off the bench to replace Avic in Balikesirspor’s 1-1 draw with Göztepe.

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