- August Kargbo, 21, was making all the headlines during his Serie C spell with Reggio Audace on loan last season for the right reasons.
- The young attacker will this weekend start official pre-season with Serie A FC Crotone behind closed doors due to the impact of Covid-19.
- Kargbo will be added to the list of Sierra Leoneans the likes of Mohamed Kallon, Kewullay Conteh, and Rodney Strasser with Serie A experienced if he makes the final FC Crotone final squad for the new campaign.
- His winning goal over Bari at the Mapei Stadium Città del Tricolore in the Serie C playoff final on July 22 was his tenth in twenty-four appearances on loan helping the club to gain promotion.
The striker, who enjoyed a hugely productive loan spell, under the stewardship of Massimiliano Alvini, will join the rest of FC Crotone side for routine medical test before pre-season commences.
Speaking ahead of his return, Kargbo said, “I’m focus, and prepared to start a new journey in the highest level of Italian football.”
“Giving 100% in training camp, listen and learn is my aim hopefully, things will go the way I am anticipating.”
“Last season, was like a breakthrough season. However, I am ready to learn new things in my career.”
“The Rossoblu has returned to the city on Thursday, August 20, and on Friday the players will be subjected to molecular and serological tests as per protocol,” the club announced.
The club further confirmed two friendly matches to be played on Sunday 30 August against Monopoli (Serie C) and on Wednesday 2 September against Vibonese (Serie C) at the Stadio Ampollino” in Villaggio Baffa.
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