Alassana Jatta signs for Danish club Viborg FF

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Gambian sensational striker, Alassana Jatta has yesterday (Monday) completed his transfer to Danish topflight club Viborg FF after putting pen to paper on a four-year contract.

The 20-year-old joined the Viborg-based team from Estonian side Paide Linnameeskond FC after scoring 13 goals in 17 league appearances in Estonia.

According to the club’s official website, the former Real de Banjul striker became the second player in the history of the Järva County to travel abroad after Samson Lyede, a Nigerian joined Fremad Amager, who also plays in the Danish Premier League.

Paide head coach Vyacheslav Zahovaiko: “I am proud and very happy about Alassana! He has had a rather short period, only half a year. With his high ambitions, consistent and purposeful work, he has earned an international treaty that we are all pleased with. from a number of countries and a growing circle of interested people, Viborg was the most concrete of them, and while being satisfied with the appropriate offer, the leadership gave the transition a green light.

Personally, I think the Danish environment is a very good next step in Alassana’s career. I wish Alassana both my success and that of the club, and confident in his performance, I think he will soon realize his potential. With our game and results, we have attracted more attention from outside clubs this year. Our players are seriously interested and everything that is happening with the club right now is extremely exciting.

Jaanus Pruuli, CEO of Paide: “In the last two seasons we have made great efforts to expand our foreign scouting and take it to a new level. Both Alassana and his compatriot Muhammed Sanneh have shown a very high class since the first round of Premium and this was not Alassana’s departure we have clearly set up a sustainable football club model within the club, and the sale of player rights is an integral part of it.

Jatta himself said on Instagram: “As my time in Estonia is over, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Paide City Team for giving me the opportunity to start a professional career with them. Many thanks to President Veiko Veskimäe, to the members who trusted me and teammates who supported me all this time. I wish the club all the best for the future and finish the work we started! “

Author: Arfang M.S. Camara