BSV Kickers Emden midfielder Ibrahim Sillah, who has scored five goals in 18 games this season, has revealed his excitement after his first training with the Leone Stars on Tuesday at the Sueno Sports centre in Antalya, Turkey.

Sillah was drafted into the new looks John keister side ahead of matches against Togo, Liberia and Congo Brazzaville.

“When I got the news that I was selected to play for my country, Sierra Leone, I was very excited and happy,” Ibrahim Sillah, 26,” explained. It is a great honour for me to represent my country. I am a passionate soccer player that lives for soccer and dreams of soccer.

I started playing soccer in Sierra Leone as a little boy. My parents and I are all born in Sierra Leone. I joined Kickers Emden on 1 July 2020. The team is playing well this season. Before the winter stop, we were in the second position. As a result, we are now playing the promotional league. So far, I have scored five goals, mainly out of corners and long-range.” 

BSV Kickers Emden – Name: Ibrahim Sillah – DOB: 4th April 1995 

Position: Defensive midfield 

With BSV since July 2020 

Previous clubs – Almere City Sporting, Oranges Nassau, ACV Assen and Germania Leer.

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