alt="Goals from Foday Conteh and Junior Oyono were enough as the Vasa-based club overcoming their host."

Foday Conteh scores his first goal for Vasa IFK in friendly

Former East End Lions attacker Foday Conteh opened his account for Finish third-tier side Vasa IFK in their 2-1 pre-season victory over Narpes Kraft FF on Saturday.

Goals from Foday Conteh and Junior Oyono helped the Vasa-based club overcoming their host.

The 23-year-old, who recently signed a two-year deal, has confirmed that he is looking forward to the new Finnish Kakkonen campaign with his new side.

“I’m very excited despite was friendly, but because this is a big club and it is a great opportunity to play for them, Conteh told

“A well-known club in Finland and they have a history of building young players that one thing that inspired me to join them.”

“They’re a well-organised side and all our work will be towards promotion, hopefully for me, this will be a very good turning point in my career so I looking forward to the start of a new season – also glad to be part of IFK, the attacking player added.

Foday is a promising attacking midfielder; he last played for FC Jaro following his moved from Lupa Virkia.

His preferred position is left midfield but he can also operate on either flank and has been noted for his versatility in Finland.

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