IFK Gothenburg signs Gambian-eligible Yahya Kalley

Aug 27, 2020, 3:06 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

Swedish top division side, IFK Gothenburg have signed the Gambian Eligible Swedish-born left-back Yahya Kalley from Malmo for two-and –half-years’ contract.

The 19-year-old defender who has been so impressive for the Swedish side Malmo, has been on the radar of many top European clubs including Juventus and Roma

“This feels like the right environment for me to develop in,” says the Gambian eligible Swedish-born left-back.
Kalley added that he wants to take the next steps in his development in Blue-white (IFK Gothenburg), adding that he knows how many young players have had the chance here over the years and “this feels like the right environment for me to develop in,” says Kalley on the club's website.

He added that, Kamratgarden is a very nice facility and there are very good conditions there.
IFK Gothenburg's sports director, Kennet Andersson was clear that they were looking for a left back.

 “Yayha is fast and athletic. He is very well educated and at the same time a raw material that makes him a man of the future. It feels very exciting to have him with us,” says Kennet Andersson,

Yahya Kalley is described as a complete athlete, fast and a good game reader.

He trained with Juventus in the spring of 2019, before later playing in MFF's U19 team and trained a lot with the first team this spring.

Yahya also fills in the left back position for the first time at their training camp in Marbella last year.

Read Other Articles In Sports
Brikama Sports Committee
Registration for Brikama Nawetan qualifiers opens
May 5, 2021, 1:29 PM

Registration for the 2021 Brikama Nawetan season is open for teams residing in Brikama and its satellite, as the rainy season’s biggest football fiesta is fast approaching in the country.

CAF fines Gambia $100,000 over Gabon incident
Dec 10, 2020, 12:50 PM

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined The Gambia Football Federation $100, 000 for its role in the incident that saw the Gabon team sleeping on the airport floor on 16 November ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Brikama Utd v5
Brikama Utd presents cash to Modou Sillah, Adama Cham for overseas treatment
Jan 15, 2021, 11:33 AM

Brikama United Football Club last Saturday presented D10, 000 to Modou Sillah and Adama Cham for their overseas treatment.

Alieu Fadera v2
Alieu Fadera scores brace in FK Pohronie winter friendly win
Feb 3, 2021, 12:47 PM

Gambian international Alieu Fadera scored two fine goals (brace) during his Slovak side FK Pohronie 2-0 win over Ružomberok in their final winter break friendly game played at Futbalový štadión Žiar nad Hronom on Saturday.