Player profile: Salifu Bojang prospects in Gambian football

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Gunjur United creative midfielder Salifu Bojang alias Bapa is a prospect in Gambian football following his astounding performance for the Gunjur based-club in the country’s second tier campaign.

He started his football career with Barcelona FC in the  Gunjur intermediate football tournament before joining Red Star Family FC in the Kombo South coastal town wet season biggest football fray in 2014.

He guided Red Star Family FC to the 2015 Gunjur nawettan final where they lost to Santos FC 3-0; also, he was part of Gunjur team that slipped to Serrekunda West on penalties in the quarterfinal of the 2015 super nawettan.

He netted Gunjur’s equalizing goal against Banjul in the 2016 super nawettan final, played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau as South boys beat city boys 2-1 to lift their first-ever super nawettan trophy.

He was awarded the best of player of the 2016 super nawettan following his luminous performance in the country’s community biggest football jamboree.

He guided Gunjur United into the country’s second division league in 2017 as Kombo the coastal town boys defeated Greater Tomorrow 1-0 in the final played at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium.

Bojang scored 13 goals for Gunjur United in the 2018-2019 second division league season.

Author: Lamin Darboe