Lamin Bangura heads Guinea club


Former Sierra Leone international Lamin Bangura in photo has been appointed as head coach of Guinean club Santoba FC for the rest of the season.

His appointment came after a poor run of results under former manager Mustapha Sy that left the club fighting from the bottom.

On Saturday last week the board took the difficult decision to replaced Sy after a run of form which has seen Santoba pick up only 2 points from their last four matches, conceded 5 goals in 2 defeats and 2 draws.

They are currently second from bottom in the table and Lamin Bangura who was the technician behind Diamond Stars first Sierra Leone premier league title now have a task in hand.

Lamin is well known for his work rate as a player and is no stranger in Guinea. He is well recognised playing for L’AS Kaloum, before moving to the Ivorian capital to joined ASEC Mimosa and later in Tunisia with Etoile Sportive.

He was named manager of Shooting Stars just before the West African Football Union (WAFU) Under-20 tournament that was staged in Ghana 2013.

The Former Diamond star and Real Republicans defender was also one time Under -17 national coach.

Bangura was the assistant coach to former Sierra Leone Swedish head coach Olaf Mattson during the national team 2014 World Cup and Nations Cup qualifiers in June last year.


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