Top African Football Club Signs Sierra Leone Goalkeeper Mohamed N Kamara Alias ‘Fabianski’

18 times champions of Guinean Ligue 1 Pro, Horoya Athletic Football Club has announced the signing of Mohamed N Kamara, Sierra Leone’s number one goalkeeper in a 2 years deal.

The club made the announcement today on their official verified Facebook page with over 100,000 followers. Many Guineans are amused and excited about the transfer and they are looking forward for a stuff competition between Mohamed N Kamara and Guinea’s number one who is also the club’s number one goalkeeper.

Sierra Leonean sensation of CAN 2021, Mohamed Kamara, goalkeeper, has signed up for Horoya Athletic Club for two years. Propelled to the forefront of the continental scene after his remarkable performances against Algeria (Man of the Match) and Côte d’Ivoire (Franck Kessié’s penalty save) during CAN 2021 in Cameroon, Mohamed Kamara was playing until then at the East End Lions FC, a Sierra Leonean club based in the capital Freetown. He is now linked to the Matamkas until 2024. Welcome Mohamed 🙌🏾

Horoya Athletic Football Club official player announcement

Mohamed N Kamara popularly known as Fabianski was impressive for his country in the 2021 CAF African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Sierra Leone made their first African Cup of Nations appearance in 26 years. Kamara’s first match at the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon was against the Desert Foxes of Algeria – a match that made him a topic for his brilliant and heroic performance against the reigning champions of Africa, Algeria.

It was a sterling performance by Mohamed N Kamara against the Desert Foxes and defending champions, as Sierra Leone made their first African Cup of Nations appearanc! Goalkeeper Mohamed N Kamara (Fabianski), 22, was the star of the match, with a stunning performance against the likes of Riyadh Mahrez.

Mohamed N Kamara was the first goalkeeper to win the Man of The Match award in the 2021 African Cup of Nations, he won it against Algeria. The goalkeeper also made an impressive penalty save against Ivory Coast.

Horoya Athletic, founded in 1975 is one of the most successful football clubs in Africa. The club’s honours include:

Ligue 1 Pro: 18 times
Champion: 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021 (Record)
Guinée Coupe Nationale: 9 times
Champion: 1989, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019
Guinean Super Cup: 6 times
Champion: 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2022 (Record)
International trophy: 1 time
African Cup Winners’ Cup: 1
Champion: 1978
UFOA Cup: 1
Champion: 2009

Author: Abu Bakarr Jalloh

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