FC Sheriff Tiraspol title celebrations

Khalifa Jabbie hailed a “great season” with FC Sheriff Tiraspol after helping the club sealed a Moldovan top-flight title, the Moldovan Cup after a 5-0 win over Zaria Bălți and the Super Cup.

The Sierra Leone international featured 21 times for the Tiraspol side this season in all competition playing 1363 minutes helping the club to qualify for the Second qualifying round of the 2017–18 UEFA Champions League.

Jabbie, who has played a key role in Sherriff reclaiming the title, said: “I’m happy because it was a great season.”

“The whole team and everyone at the club worked very hard, the organisation of the club is our strength,” Jabbie told footballsierraleone.net.

Jabbie, 24, who joined the Tiraspol-based club in June 2015, has now won two Moldovan titles, two Moldovan Cup and a Super Cup.

Asked whether he is now looking forward to the next UEFA Champions League he said: “Obviously is every player’s dream. A top competition very difficult we have to be at our best to do well no matter who you played against.

“This year we going to try and go as far as possible in the Champions League,” he added.

Jabbie, who is among the 19 foreign-based selected by coach John Keister as the Leone Stars technician bid to start his first spell with a win at home in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations opening qualifier, is expected to join the national team this weekend.

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