Sierra Leone defender Simbo has joined Belarusian club Krumkachy


Sierra Leone defender David Simbo has joined newly promoted Belarusian club FC Krumkachy Minsk on a one-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Simbo, 26, has been on trials with the promoted Minsk-based club commonly known as “The Raven” and will be part of the team’s training camp as they prepare for the new season.

He was in action for his new club in a friendly encounter yesterday as Krumkachy defeated lower opposition Zvezda-BGU 2 – 1.

“I was in Russia since January this year working hard with some clubs I did not want to mention names in Russia that really interested in me. However, the market was close over there so I decided while they still interested in me I need to play football.


Simbo in yesterday’s trial match Krumkachy won 2 -1 and he played for 30min.

“That brought about my move to Belarus, am here for two days played one official friendly game with Krumkachy before reaching an agreement for a year deal, Simbo told

The former Bodens BK defender is the second Sierra Leone international to sign for a Belarusian club in recent years.

Leone Stars Captain Umaru Bangura is also plying his trade with Dinamo Minsk. In December 2013, Bangura agreed to move to FC Dinamo Minsk.

Simbo was searching for a new club after leaving Saudi Arabian side Najran SC for personal reasons.

He signed for Saudi club Najran SC in July 2015.

Simbo has also had spells in Matala, Trelleborg, Boden, Sandviken and Sudan giant club Al Hilal.

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