Momodou Ceesay

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Momodou Ceesay
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Ceesay in 2010
Personal information
Full name Momodou Ceesay
Date of birth (1988-12-24) 24 December 1988 (age 30)
Place of birth Banjul, Gambia
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Kyzylzhar
Youth career
2006–2007 Wallidan
2007–2008 Grasshopper
2008 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Westerlo 28 (0)
2010–2012 MŠK Žilina 58 (7)
2013–2015 FC Kairat 46 (18)
2015 Maccabi Netanya 11 (1)
2016 MŠK Žilina 5 (0)
2017 PS Kemi 26 (5)
2018 Kyzylzhar 14 (3)
2019 Irtysh Pavlodar 9 (0)
2019– Kyzylzhar 0 (0)
National team
2005 Gambia U17
2010–2015 Gambia 15 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 June 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2015

Momodou Ceesay (born 24 December 1988) is a Gambian football striker who last played for Kazakh club Kyzylzhar and the Gambia national football team.

Club career[edit]

Ceesay started his soccer career playing for his home town club of Kanifing United. Ceesay came to Žilina in summer 2010 signing half-year contract and he scored in his first the Corgoň Liga match on 31 July 2010. He expressively helped to promotion of Žilina to the 2010–11 UEFA Champions League, scoring three goals in the qualifying rounds.

Ceesay left FC Kairat on 7 July 2015, after his contract was terminated by mutual consent.[1] In September 2015 he signed for Maccabi Netanya[2]

On 28 June 2018, FC Kyzylzhar announced the signing of Ceesay.[3]

On 18 June 2019, Ceesay was released by FC Irtysh Pavlodar.[4]

International[edit]

Ceesay made his senior national team debut against Mexico on 30 May 2010. In his second international match he scored his first goal for Gambia against Namibia on 4 September 2010.[5]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Gambia's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 4 September 2010 Independence Stadium, Bakau  Namibia
2–0
3–1
2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
2. 9 February 2011 Estádio do Restelo, Lisbon  Guinea-Bissau
1–0
1–3
Friendly
3. 10 August 2011 Independence Stadium, Bakau  DR Congo
3–0
3–0
Friendly
4. 29 February 2012 Independence Stadium, Bakau  Algeria
1–0
1–2
2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
5. 10 June 2012 Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium, Dar es Salaam  Tanzania
1–0
1–2
2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

MŠK Žilina
Kairat

International[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Спасибо, Момо!". http://fckairat.kz/ (in Russian). FC Kairat. 7 July 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015. External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ "מומדו סיסאי חלוץ נבחרת גמביה חתם היום בשורות מכבי נתניה". http://fcmn.co.il (in Hebrew). FC Maccabi Netanya. 16 September 2015. Retrieved 17 September 2015. External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ "Момоду Сисей подписал контракт с ФК "Кызыл-Жар СК"". instagram.com (in Russian). FC Kyzylzhar Instagram. 28 June 2018. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  4. ^ "ОФИЦИАЛЬНО: МОМОДУ СИСЕЙ ПОКИНУЛ ФК ERTIS". fcirtysh.kz/ (in Russian). FC Irtysh Pavlodar. 18 June 2019. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Gambia defeat Namibia in Gp F of Nations Cup qualifiers". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 5 September 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2012.

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