Khalifa Jabbie

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Khalifa Jabbie
Personal information
Full name Khalifa Jabbie
Date of birth (1993-01-20) January 20, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Freetown, Sierra Leone
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Central Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Racing Beirut
Number 14
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Kallon 39 (4)
2011–2014 Fredrikstad 70 (3)
2014–2015 Balıkesirspor 24 (1)
2015–2017 Sheriff Tiraspol 30 (1)
2018– Racing club 9 (0)
National team
2011– Sierra Leone 21 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 July 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 October 2015

Khalifa Jabbie (born 20 January 20 1993) is a Sierra Leonean international footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Lebanese Second Division club Racing Beirut and the Sierra Leone national team.

Jabbie made his full international debut for Sierra Leone on March 27, 2011, against Niger in a 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification played in Niger capital Niamey.

Football career[edit]

Khalifa Jabbie was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, to parents from the Mandingo ethnic group. As a youngster, Jabbie was considered one of the top young footballers in Sierra Leone. In 2010, he signed for FC Kallon, one of the top clubs in the Sierra Leone National Premier League, at the age of seventeen. He also captained the Sierra Leone national under-20 team.[1] Jabbie was scouted by popular agent Chernor Musa Jalloh and Swedish Patrick Mork that introduce him to FFK. He joined Fredrikstad FK in Norway on a three-year contract. Jabbie made his full international debut for Sierra Leone on March 27, 2011, against Niger in a 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification played in Niamey. On 19 December 2013, he signed a 2.5 year contract with TFF First League team Balıkesirspor in Turkey.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 30 May 2017[3]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Fredrikstad 2011 Tippeligaen 24 2 5 0 - - - 29 2
2012 27 1 2 0 - - - 29 1
2013 19 0 2 0 - - - 21 0
Total 70 3 9 0 - - - - - - 79 3
Balıkesirspor 2013–14 TFF First League 14 0 0 0 - - - 14 0
2014–15 Süper Lig 10 1 1 0 - - - 11 1
Total 24 1 1 0 - - - - - - 25 1
Sheriff Tiraspol 2015–16 Divizia Națională 10 0 2 0 - 0 0 0 0 12 0
2016–17 20 1 3 0 - 0 0 1 0 24 1
Total 30 1 5 0 - - 0 0 1 0 36 1
Career total 124 5 15 0 - - 0 0 1 0 140 5

International[edit]

Sierra Leone national team
Year Apps Goals
2011 2 0
2012 4 0
2013 2 0
2014 6 1
Total 14 1

Statistics accurate as of match played 11 October 2014[4]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1.[5] 19 July 2014 National Stadium, Freetown, Sierra Leone  Seychelles 2–0 2–0 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2012-03-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-20. Retrieved 2013-12-19.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "K.Jabbie". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Khalifa Jabbie". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Sierra Leone 2-0 Seychelles". http://www.cafonline.com/. CAF. 19 July 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2015. External link in |website= (help)

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