#Sports

Ali Sowe signs for Russian Premier side

Feb 23, 2021, 1:58 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

Gambian international striker, Ali Sowe has signed a loan deal for Russian Premier League side Rostov with an option of signing a permanent contract.

The 26-year-old striker left Bulgarian side CSKA Sofia after consistently showing blistering form in front of goal since last season which earned him the Foreign Best Player Award.

The former Gamtel FC striker will hope to settle early in his new environment in Russia after leaving Bulgaria.

The loan deal for the Serekunda-born player is estimated to be worth around two million Euros, which when converted to Gambian currency equates D124million dalasi.

The former Chievo, Pescara, Latina, Lecce, Modena, Prato and Vibonese striker has scored over 30 goals in three seasons for CSKA Sofia including five goals in the UEFA Europa League.

Ali Sowe left CSKA Sofia after guiding them to second position in the Bulgarian First Division, while his new Russian side Rostov currently sits fifth position in the Russian Premier League table with 32 points after nineteen matches.

Read Other Articles In Sports
Football
Ajax sail to Gunjur nawetan proper
Sep 8, 2021, 2:13 PM

Ajax FC sailed to the 2020-2021 Gunjur nawetan proper following their 4-3 penalty shootout win over Kulukochi United after a goalless draw in regular time at the Gunjur Upper and Senior Secondary School Football Field.

Coach Tapha Manneh
Coach Tapha Manneh aims for another triumph in Liberia
Apr 30, 2021, 11:25 AM

Gambian international coach, Tapha Manneh is aiming for another trophy with LISCR in the on-going 2020-2021 Liberian league season.

Matarr Mboge v2
WAFU U-20: Scorpions coach hopes to correct mistakes against Sierra Leone
Nov 24, 2020, 2:26 PM

Scorpions U-20 head coach, Matarr Mboge has said that losing 5-1 against Senegal in their opening WAFU U-20 tournament is difficult but hopes to correct their mistakes and lapses against their next opponent Sierra Leone.

Steve Biko v3
Steve Biko face Gunjur Utd in 2nd Division League today
Mar 23, 2021, 1:40 PM

Steve Biko are set to face Gunjur United in their week-eleven clash of the 2020-2021 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Division Two League today, Tuesday at the National Training Centre at Yundum at 4 p.m.