14 January 2013

Gambia: Njogu Demba Returns to Sweden

Gambian international striker Njogu Demba-Nyren has finally returned back to Sweden after more than a decade playing abroad for clubs in Greece, Bulgaria, Denmark and England amongst others.

Following a brief second spell with the Danish top flight side Esbjerg, the former Panathinaikos player has finally returned to the country he came on several occasions close to representing at full international level before finally opting to play for his country of birth, The Gambia.

Njogu Demba's last club in Sweden was BK Hacken back in the 2001 season but while Hacken will be rubbing shoulders with more illustrate clubs in European competition in 2013, the Bakau born player who has Swedish citizenship will only dress up for Superettan (second tier) IK Brage, formerly a club for Gambian defender Kebba Ceesay.

Gambia Sports Online revealed the news of the capture of Njogu by Brage at the weekend and according to the medium, he has signed a deal that will see him stay at the Borlänge-based club until the summer with an option of a one year extension.

The 33-year-old only made 12 appearances for Esbjerg in his second stint and the club's Sports Director, Michael Kallbäck, exclusively told Gambia Sports Online that he is delighted to complete the signing of the experienced performer.

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