Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Gambia’s Marong Joins Zidane at Spanish Club


By Sulayman Bah 

Striker Nuha Marong has joined Spanish second tier outfit Racing Stander, Foroyaa Sport can report.

The Gambia international swapped third tier side Atletico Beleares for the former Laliga team becoming their second new signing after Zinedine Zidane’s goalkeeper son Luca arrived on a loan deal.

Marong departed Beleares a free agent after running down his contract in June having seen efforts to help them secure promotion hit the brick walls.

The scorpion scored thirteen (13) goals during this just concluded campaign and arrives at Santander with a huge tagging in the Spanish second division. 

Racing beat off competitions from a host of suitors which effectively put an end to whirling speculation over the player’s long discussed future.

The former Spain U-17 and U-20 goal-getter swapped allegiance to Gambia and featured from start to finish in the scorpions’ stalemate with Algeria in the final qualifier for the Egypt Africa Cup of Nations.

Racing open their league campaign with a match with Malaga August 17, 2019.

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