Three players with Sierra Leonean backgrounds were on the pitch as Ajax thrashed newcomers Cambuur 9-0 at their Johan Cruijff Arena on Saturday. AFC Ajax
A home debut goal for Mohamed Daramy, who recently joined Ajax from Copenhagen. The 19-year-old showed himself to his audience as he scored goal number six two minutes after he was subbed on.
“It feels so good. And I’m so happy for myself and for the team. We just kept going. After the first two goals, we took control of the game. We just kept scoring,” Daramy said after his first goal at the Johan Cruijff Arena.
“It was a fantastic moment, and that is what you want to see from a player that gives energy,” Ten Hag said about that goal afterwards.
The two other players hailing from Sierra Leonean parents are Alex Bangura in the photo and Issa Kallon.
They are both potential new faces expected to join the Sierra Leone National team were in action on a difficult night as Cambuur suffered one of their worst defeats.
Bangura played the full throttle of the contest whilst Issa Kallon was substituted in the 67th-minute after Ajax were seven up.
Ivory Coast striker Sébastien Haller vies with Alex Bangura in the photo, was also on the scoresheet. The big Ivorian striker made it seven for the leaders before Danilo and Neres completed the big win.
Cambuur sitting ninth on the log, have only managed two wins in this campaign.
15. Timber 1-0, 19. Berghuis 2-0, 29. Mazraoui 3-0, 38. Neres 4-0, 60. Tadic 5-0
64. Daramy 6-0, 67. Haller 7-0, 77. Danilo 8-0, 84. Neres 9-0
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