Tjæreborg IF 1-3 Vejle

Sierra Leone striker Sheka Fofanah wearing number 14 jersey celebrated his Vejle Boldklub debut in a 3-1 victory over Tjæreborg IF on Tuesday.

The Sierra Leone striker made his Vejle debut in the Danish DBU Cup played at the Tjæreborg IF’s Arena.

He came off the bench in the 71′ minutes after his side were already 3-1 ahead to make his first appearance in the red sweater

Fofanah, 18, signed a two-year deal with Danish 1st Division outfit Vejle Boldklub on August 4th, 2016.

The cup has been contested annually since 1955 and the 2015-2016 competition was won Superliga-side F.C. Copenhagen beating AGF 2-1 on 5 May 2016 at Parken Stadium.

Vejle manager Andreas Alm’s side have secured access to the next round of DBU Cup following their away victory.

The head coach Andreas Alm shuffled his cards and changed the formation to a 3-5-2 system – in the defence also a debut for Casper Bruun, Anders Egholm, and newcomer American stopper Michael Lansing, replacing Pavol Bajza.

Vejle Boldklubs Lineup:
Match Facts:
Tjæreborg IF – Vejle Boldklub 1-3 (1-2)
6th 0-1 Mario Álvarez
20th 1-1 Michael Jensen Win
44th 1-2 Jacob Schoop
63rd 1-3 Kim Elgaard

49th Ole Bishop Rasmussen (yellow card)

Vejle Boldklubs Lineup:
Michael Lansing, Casper Bruun, Anders Egholm, Jesper Fleckner,
Ole Rasmussen Bishop, Jacob Schoop, Kim Elgaard, Gaël Ondoua Christian coachman, Dominic Vinicius, Mario Álvarez

Bench:
Pavol Bajza (m)
Juan Diego Gutiérrez
Sheka Fofanah
Agon Mucolli

Substitutions: 71st Mario Álvarez out Agon Mucolli in
71st Jacob Schoop out Sheka Fofanah in
76th Kim Elgaard out Juan Diego Gutiérrez into

Attendance: 2,130 Referee: Chris Johansen

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