• Former Leicester City academy player Alie Sesay signed for Bulgarian side
  • Sesay was in the academy at Arsenal, before joining Leicester City in 2010
  • Last season Sesay played for Greek side AO Chania Kissamikos

Bulgarian Efbet Liga side FC Arda Kardzhali has signed Sierra Leone defender Alie Sesay on a one-year deal with an option to renew.

Sesay, 25, last played for Greek side second-tier side where he made over 27 matches and was one of the clubs’ best defenders.

The Sierra Leone international, who came through Leicester’s academy also played over 35 matches for the Swedish side Täby kyrkby in the Superettan league during the 2017/18 seasons.

Sesay, who can play across the back four and in central midfield, has previously, had loan spells at Colchester and Cambridge United.

International level

Sesay has won five caps and made his debut for Sierra Leone during the 2015 African Nations Cup qualifying match against Cameroon in Yaoundé October 2014.

He played in a goalless friendly against Liberia at the Samuel K. Doe Sports Complex during Lib’s Independence Day encounter Sunday, July 22, 2018.

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