Junior Tumbu set for Gulf stint


Sierra Leone legend, Lamin Junior Tumbu Conteh is back in the United Arab Emirates to take charge of Al-Wahda FC Under 14 side but the club is yet to confirm his appointment.

Talking from Dubai to the Sierra Leone Broadcasting station (SLBC) he said, “The club board appreciated what I did during my time here, winning four trophies between 1998 – 2002.”

The dazzling attacking midfielder is widely known by his nickname Junior Tumbu and is considered as the most talented and popular Sierra Leonean star ever.

In the 1990’s Lamin Conteh was gifted with an amazing dribbling talent across the mini league. In fact he was deeming as the best mini league super star ever by football pundits before joining the Old Edwardian FC.

His mesmerizing runs and dribbling skills is still fresh in the minds of Old Edwardian soccer agog fans across the country.

He was part of the Sierra Leone squad at the 1994 and 1996 African Nations Cup finals.

Conteh is among the longest serving national players, making his debut in 1990.

He has played in Belgium, Portugal and Germany after leaving Sierra Leone.


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