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Young footballer solicits support to undergo knee surgery

Sep 10, 2015, 10:08 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Red Stars FC and Gunjur United FC ingenious midfielder, Arafang Jobe alias Barbell, is soliciting support from the government, the private and public sectors and other individuals and institutions to undergo knee surgery abroad.

Barbell has sustained a serious knee ligament injury in Red Stars FC’s Group B tie against Oxford FC in the 2015 Gunjur nawettan game, played at the Gunjur Nyamina football field last month.

The injury has made walking difficult for the young aspiring midfielder, as he finds it difficult to turn his knee.

According to medical report, Barbell’s injury cannot be treated in The Gambia; he needs to undergo overseas medical treatment.

Barbell started his footballing career with Kulukochi United FC in 2010; he joined Red Stars FC about two years ago.

He has played for Gunjur several times in the Super Nawettan and in the West Coast Regional third division.

Anyone willing to help the young talented player can contact any of the following numbers: +220 7730472, 9930471 or 6150544.