ENGLAND: Bristol City keeper, Alhaji Sesay debut for Sierra Leone will have to wait following confirmation that the player is no longer available for today’s friendly clash against Liberia.
The 19-year-old was initially named in head Coach Keister’s squad to face Liberia later this afternoon (Sunday, July 22) as part of activities marking Liberia’s 171st Independence Day celebration. Read more – Bristol City Keeper Sesay set for Sierra Leone debut in Liberia
The starlet and his club are both unavailable for comments.
Meanwhile, the national team landed safely in Monrovia on Saturday ahead of the contest with the Lone Star with three foreign-based players.
They are Umaru Samura from Ivoire Academy, IK Frej defender Alie Sesay and former Partick Thistle Right wingback Mustapha Dumbuya.
Bakayoko features in Walsall’s 2-0 drubbing over Ajax
Sierra Leonean striker Amadou Bakayoko was in Dean Keates’ squad, as the English League One side Walsall FC beat European giants Ajax at the Banks’ Stadium.
Walsall summer signing Andy Cook scored a brace for the Saddlers against Ajax in Thursday’s pre-season warm-up tie.
The striker netted in each half to sink the European heavyweight, who next week will take part in the second qualifying round in the Champions League.
The host opened the score-line from in the 27 minutes as Cook planted a firm header into the bottom corner from Trialist A’s pinpoint cross.
He added his second with 19 minutes remaining after he controlled a Maz Kouhyar’s cross on his chest before steering a right-footed snap-shot in off the post.
Walsall’s Dean Keates was full of praise for his players.
A well-taken Andy Cook brace earned the Saddlers a 2-0 win against the Dutch giants – and Keates was pleased with his side’s performance.
“Full credit to the lads,” he said.
“Performance-wise, it’s progressively got better over the last five or six days.”
“Against Villa and Stoke we got pulled apart at times, there were too many gaps,” he told the club’s website.
ICELAND: Kwame Quee helps Vikingur reach Icelandic Cup Semis
The Sierra Leone winger Kwame Quee played a pivotal role on Wednesday as Vikingur beat Vikingur Reykjavik 1-0 to reach the semi-finals of the Icelandic Cup.
23-year-old midfielder, Sasha Litwin Romero in the 88th minute, scored the match only goal.
Quee, 22, has been a key player for Vikingur and has scored four goals in his last six matches in as many games this season for his Icelandic second-tier side.
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