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Momodou Ceesay: SJAG ‘winner player of the year’

Sep 18, 2012, 2:08 PM

Momodou Ceesay, fondly called Zico, was winner of the Gambian player of the year award in the 4th National Sports Award organised by the Sports Journalists Association of The Gambia (SJAG).

Born on 24 December 1988, the Gambian striker plays for MŠK Žilina in Slovakia.

2011 Achievements/contributions:

MŠK Žilina, Slovak First League: Winner: 2011-12

Slovak Cup:  Winner: 2011-12, Runner-up: 2010-11

Previous achievements:

Ceesay started his soccer career playing for his hometown club of Kanifing United. Ceesay came to Žilina in summer 2010 signing half-year contract and he scored in his first the Corgo? Liga match on 31 July 2010.

He expressively helped to promote Žilina to the 2010-11 UEFA Champions League scoring three goals in the qualifying rounds. He made his senior national team debut against Mexico on 30 May 2010. In his second international match he scored his first goal for The Gambia against Namibia on 4 September 2010. African U-17 Championship: Winner 2005.

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