Ex-Sierra Leone international midfielder Mamadu Alphajor Bah dies

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.

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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