Christian Moses scored his second goal of the season in five days for Vendsyssel in the Denmark 1st Division league in Monday night’s clash 1-2 defeat to Viborg at the Hjørring Stadion, Hjørring.
The 24-year-old level things up three minutes after Mikkel Jespersen gave the visitors the lead in the 28th minute but Pierre Dahlin Larsen ensure the victors walked away with maximum points before the break.
However, it was a sad debut day for the Sierra Leone international striker in Sweden, Victor Mansaray who was sent off just five minutes after his cameo for Umeå FC as they defeated Sollentuna 3-1 in the Swedish Norra, third-tier league.
The former Seattle Sounders youngster who was only granted work permit last week was introduced in the 58th minute of play replacing Mikael Wikström but a hard tackle saw him receive his order while in the Superrettan, Mohamed ‘Poborsky’ Bangura returned from injury to help Dalkurd secure a 2-1 win over Örgryte.
Bangura has been on the sideline for over three weeks due to a foot injury but he was given a run-out in the 58th minute of play after replacing Rashidi. Attacking midfielder, George Davies was the other Sierra Leonean who made a 58 minute subsitution cameo for his side; St. Pölten who were beaten 2-1 on the road by Wolfsberger AC.
In England, Amadou Bakayoko rescued a point for Walsall after they were held to a 3-3 draw at home by Bradford City. Bakayoko’s strike came in the 87th minute.
Abdulia Bell-Baggie replaced Pettefer 14 minutes from time as his Poole Town were defeated 1-0 by Bath City. Former Sierra Leone captain, Ibrahim ‘Obreh’ Kargbo and his Dulwich Hamlet side were given a surprise as a dramatic 90th minute equaliser helped Leiston salvage a point in the Bostik Premier Division clash at Victory Road.
Midfielder, Hassan Sesay was in full time service for Lahti as they went down 0-1 to PS Kemi at home while Abdul Sesay saw his JS Hercules suffer a 4-2 loss to Kufu 98 Mela.
Striker, Mustapha Bundu replaced Sana in AGF’s goalless draw against AAB in the Denmark topflight league but his countryman, John Kamara continued to keep his starting spot for Kaisar in their 1-1 draw with Ordabasy while Michael Lahoud’s Miami walked away with a 2 – 0 away victory over Puerto Rico in the U.S second tier league.
Elsewhere, Issa Kallon, Alfred Sankoh and Kei Kamara were all issued yellow cards over the weekend in Holland, Turkey and U.S. Major League. Kallon who got his first start in the 2-0 defeat to De Graafschap was booked in the 26th minute before being substituted in the 76th minute.
Sankoh was limited to 60 minutes of action as he received his second successive yellow in the 28th minute in Denizlispor’s 2-2 draw with Eskişehirspor while Kei Kamara’s New England Revolution suffer a 1-0 defeat to D.C United and the veteran Sierra Leonean striker was cautioned in the 65th minute.
By: Sahr Morris Jr.