Gbassay Sessay

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Gbassay Sessay
Personal information
Full name John Gbassay Sessay
Date of birth (1968-05-11) 11 May 1968 (age 46)
Place of birth Batkanu, Sierra Leone
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1989 Estrela da Amadora 8 (1)
1989–1990 Sporting Covilhã 33 (9)
1990–1991 Amora 29 (0)
1991–1992 Benfica e Castelo Branco 33 (10)
1992–1994 Vitória Setúbal 53 (1)
1994–1995 Paços de Ferreira 25 (0)
1995–1996 Sporting Covilhã 26 (0)
National team
1994–1996 Sierra Leone 17 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John Gbassay Sessay (born 11 May 1968) is a retired Sierra Leonean international footballer who played as a striker.

Sessay played in the Portuguese Liga for Estrela da Amadora and Vitória Setúbal.[1]

Sessay was a member of the Sierra Leone national football team (the 'Leone Stars') squad at the 1994 African Nations Cup in Tunisia[2] and the 1996 African Nations Cup in South Africa. He scored one of Sierra Leone's two goals as the Leone Stars defeated Burkina Faso in their opening match of the 1996 African Nations Cup.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sessay (Gbassay John Sessay)" (in Portuguese). Fora de Jogo. Retrieved 2010-02-11. 
  2. ^ Courtney, Barrie (2005-08-15). "African Nations Cup 1994 – Final Tournament Details". RSSSF. 
  3. ^ Courtney, Barrie (2002-03-18). "African Nations Cup 1996 – Final Tournament Details". RSSSF. 

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