Faroe Islands’ top-tier side NSÍ Runavík have confirmed the signing of Sierra Leone international Alfred Sankoh.

“I signed a two-year deal and hoping to do my best with this club. I turned down offers from Turkey to joined a very ambitious club,” Sankoh explained.

“Alfred Sankoh is a 31-year-old and is one of the strong and strong midfielders. He is coming to strengthen the NSI team, and we are delighted to have him in the yellow blouse,” the club said in a statement.

The last two season, the club has been finishing in the top three in the Betri deildin Premier League.

They were eliminated by Northern Ireland side Ballymena United during the first round of 2019 Preliminary Europa League qualifiers.  

The midfielder played last season with second-tier Norwegian side Notodden FK.

Sankoh started his career with Strømsgodset in May 2008 before moving to Faroe Islands 2012, where he signed a three-year contract with TFF First League side. 

The former Strømsgodset midfielder, Sankoh moved to Khazar Lankaran, signing a two-year contract in July 2014 and played 25 times scoring twice.

Alfred Sankoh signs for Norwegian side Notodden FK

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