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Kebba Marong makes waves in Georgian 2nd Tier

Nov 19, 2014, 10:09 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Former Steve Biko midfielder Kebba Marong aka Kebz, who is currently plying his trade with FC Mark Stars, is currently making waves in the Georgian second tier.

Kebz signed for the Georgian second tier FC Mark Star from Gambian premier league side Steve Biko last season.

Kebz has played seven games for FC Mark Stars so far this season, and the team is doing extremely well in the second tier and will be hoping to win their remaining league games to boost their hopes of gaining promotion to the premier tier.

Kebz helped his side to clinch the Georgian FA cup title last season and also to finish second position in the league last season, with just a single point behind the league champions, but he was not featured in the league games last season.

In a mobile phone interview with Pointsports yesterday, Kebz expressed delight about the start of his career in the Georgian league, adding that the Georgian league is somehow betterand would be looking forwardto improve himselfin orderto fancy his chances of playingin Europe’s major leagues.

Kebz revealed that his ambition is to play in the five major European leagues namely, Spanish, England, Italy Germany and France before he retires from football.

Kebz was part of the Steve Biko team that clinched the 2012-2013 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) domestic division one league title, after their stunning performance in the championship.