Sierra Leone Players Abroad


Al Bangura’s Nuneaton Town suffers away trashing

January 31, 2017 By Sahr Morris Jnr

Sierra Leone midfielder, Alhassan Bangura aka Al Bangura was part of the Nuneaton Town squad that was trashed 4-0 away to Kidderminster Harriers on Saturday in the English National League.

The 29-year-old midfielder, who was making his second appearance since joining the Nuneaton Town squad earlier last week was introduced during the 79 minutes of play, replacing David Morgan and the 4-0 defeat was the Boro second successive in The Vanarama National League.

A step further down in the English Non-League, former Leone Stars captain, Ibrahim Obreh Kargbo, had full time action for Dulwich Hamlet, who were forced to a 2-2 draw by home side, Leiston.  The home team  twice came from behind to draw 2-2.

In the Netherlands second tier league, the Eerste Divisie, young midfielder Issa Kallon had full time run out for Emmen FC in their 1-1 draw with PSV II and in Portugal, former AC Milan midfielder, Rodney Strasser , was an unused sub in Gil Vicente 1-1 draw against Benfica II.

Turkish based midfielder, Alfred Sankoh continue to get full time nod with Denizlispor who were forced to a 1-1 draw by Adana Demirspor and in Scotland Premier League, Sierra Leone right-back, Mustapha Dumbuya was an unused sub in Partick Thistle goalless draw away to Inverness CT.

 Elsewhere, Sierra Leone and New England Revolution strike Kei Kamara, has joined the United States of America football team captain, Michael Bradley and other players to oppose President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

Kamara who traveled to the U.S as a teenage refugee from Sierra Leone took to social media posting next to a montage of multicultural faces and posted a message which reads: “I was a Muslim refugee (2000) and a Muslim citizen today (2017)….This is the UNITED States of America ???? #UnitedWeStand #MeltingPot #NoMuslimBan.”