Sierra Leone native Fankaty Dabo played the full throttle of the game as Coventry City defeated Nottingham Forest 2-1 in their Championship opener on Sunday at the Coventry Building Society Arena.

The Sky Blues captain Kyle McFadzean scrambled in a late winner as they sensationally came from behind to overcome their visitors.

Forest took the lead through Lyle Taylor’s first-half strike fired, but the host rallied twice second half to ensure they start their campaign with a win.

Swedish striker Viktor Gyokeres 81st-minute equaliser spark the beginning of their comeback before Kyle McFadzean finally gave them the much need lead to send fans into ecstasy.

Dabo has been an established right-back earning plaudit for his impressive performances. 

He was named in the PFA League One Team of the Year and won the Sky Blues 2019/20 Player of the Season as they secured the League One title to return to the Championship.

Next Saturday, they will be away to Barnsley at the Oakwell Stadium.

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