Former Sierra Leone soccer star, Mamadu Bah, is dead

Mamadu Alphajor Bah (left)
Mamadu Alphajor Bah (left)

Former Sierra Leone international midfielder Mamadu Alphajor Bah has died after being involved in a road accident in Freetown on Wednesday.

The 39-year-old, who made 35 appearances for Sierra Leone, was driving when a truck coming from the opposite direction hit his car.

Bah was later taken to hospital in Goderich, where doctors pronounced him dead as a result of excessive bleeding.

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Bah was one of the most talented players of his generation in Sierra Leone and was a key player for the national team between 2000 and 2008.

At club level, he played in Belgium for KSC Lokoren from 1994-96 before he transferred to South Korea to play for Chunnam Dragons in 1997.

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