Wallidan Sign Former Stade De Tunis Midfielder

Sambou with Wallidan Rep at the signing ceremony earlier today in Banjul


The most successful football club in the history of Gambian football Wallidan FC has announced the signing of Kebba Sambou a free agent on a three (3) years contract ahead of the Gambia Football Federation new league season.

The talented midfielder had spent a couple of years with the Tunisian side Stade De Tunis and decided to return home following the end of his contract with Tunisian outfit last summer.

Kebba Sambou, known to many as (RISE) is a versatile midfielder who can operate in many positions upfront. His experience is expected to bring a lot of quality to the Wallidan setup that is looking for the league title for the first time in many years.

Kebba is the fourth signing of the Banjul based club in this summer transfer window as the new season is set to start on the 15th of October 2021.

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Mr. Sainey M.K. Marenah is a Prominent Gambian journalist, founding editor The Alkamba Times and formerly head of communications at the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) and Communications and PR Consultant for The Gambia Pilot Program, under Gamworks. Mr. Marenah served as the Social media Strategist and Editor at Gambia Radio and Television Services. He is also the Banjul Correspondent for Voice of America Radio. Sainey is a human rights and developmental journalist who has carved a strong niche particularly in new media environments in the Gambian media industry. Mr. Marenah began his career as a junior reporter with the Point Newspaper in the Gambia in 2008 and rose through the ranks to become Chief correspondent before moving to The Standard Newspaper also in Banjul as Editorial Assistant and head of News. He is a household name in the Gambia’s media industry having covered some of the most important stories in the former and current government. These include the high profile treason cases including the Trial of Former military chiefs in Banjul in 2009 to 2012. Following his arrest and imprisonment by the former regime of President, Yahya Jammeh in 2014, Marenah moved to Dakar Senegal where he continues to practice Journalism freelancing for various local and international Media organization’s including the BBC, Al-Jazeera, VOA, and ZDF TV in Germany among others. He is the co-Founder of the Banjul Based Media Center for Research and Development; an institution specialized in research and development undertakings. As a journalist and Communication Expert, focused on supporting the Gambia's transitional process, Mr Marenah continues to play a pivotal role in shaping a viable media and communications platform that engages necessary tools and action to increase civic participation and awareness of the needs of transitional governance to strengthen the current move towards democratization. Mr. Marenah has traveled extensively as a professional journalist in both Europe, Africa and United States and attended several local and international media trainings.

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