PrvaLiga second phase: Kargbo Jr raring to go

by | Jan 19, 2023 | Football Africa, Players Abroad News, Sport News | 0 comments

Ibrahim Kargbo Jr is raring to go ahead of the second round of the Slovenian PrvaLiga season with NK Celje.

Celje will kick start the second phase on February 11 against NS Mura at home. Kargbo, 23, made his debut with NK Celje in a 1-1 draw against Dinamo Zagreb in a friendly game on Sunday after he penned a permanent deal. 

The Belgium youth International, who was involved in a 32nd-minute collision with goalkeeper Nikola Vasil in Olimpik Donetsk’s 2-1 win over Zorya Luhansk on Wednesday, April 28th 2021, in the Ukrainian top tier, is pleased with his present form and excited ahead of the second phase of the campaign.

“At the moment, I am feeling good and ready for the second phase of the season. We are presently in pre-season. I made my debut in our draw against Dinamo Zagreb last Sunday,” Kargbo to FSL News.

“Returning to Slovenia has helped me a lot. Regarding my form, after being out for a while remains a priority. We will be travelling to Croatia for a friendly in two days which I am looking forward to.”

“I feel I am in the right place to continue where I left off. I am excited that the club is fighting for a place in the Conference League. As a result, I want to be at my best to help the team.”

Celje, presenting sitting third in their league, one point behind second-place side FC Koper. 

In August 2022, Kargbo was loaned to Cypriot club Doxa Katokopias.

After half a season in Cyprus, he made seven league appearances before he rejoined Slovenia’s top side on a permanent deal.

Born in Sierra Leone, Kargbo junior has represented Belgium at the junior international level.

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