Buya Turay: Sierra Leone’s ‘runaway husband to be’ floated by Swedish return

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Buya Turay and his accomplice (left), Buya Turay’s better half and sibling (right)

Mohamed Buya Turay presented with his accomplice (left) before their real wedding day, when his sibling subbed for him (right)

So resolved was Sierra Leone worldwide Mohamed Buya Turay to have an effect with his new Swedish club that he missed his own wedding in July to join Malmo’s pre-season preparing.

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All things being equal, a couple of days subsequent to posturing for pictures in wedding gear in Freetown, Turay was addressed at his wedding function in the capital by his sibling, a component which is entirely expected in Islamic relationships.

This is on the grounds that Malmo uncovered his marking on 22 July, a day after Turay ought to have been going to his own wedding.

“I wasn’t there since Malmo requested that I come here before,” he later told Swedish paper Afton Bladet.

“We took the photos ahead of time. So it appears as though I was there yet I wasn’t. My sibling needed to address me at the actual wedding.”

However, while Turay’s sibling could cover for him on his big day, he absolutely can’t sub for the forward in that frame of mind of high level European football.

For the 27-year-old is “pleased” to be back in Sweden subsequent to joining the country’s best side, so permitting him to pursue Europa Association greatness.

“It’s a fantasy for me to play in the Europa Association for Malmo,” he told BBC Game Africa.

Subsequent to leaving Champions Association qualifying, Turay assisted Malmo with arriving at the Europa Association bunch stage where they are in Gathering D close by Wearing Braga of Portugal, German side Association Berlin and Belgium’s Association Holy person Gilloise.

He played north of an hour in the initial 2-0 loss at home to Braga however was missing in the 3-2 misfortune in Belgium, and – subsequent to scoring two times in the third passing round against Luxembourg’s F91 Dudelange – is as yet searching for his most memorable objective in the gathering stage.

However that could come as soon as Thursday night, when Malmo have Association Berlin.

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‘Certain individuals don’t rate the Swedish association’

Turay knows Swedish football quite well, having spent the better piece of his club vocation in the Scandinavian country.

In 2019, while borrowed at Djurgardens IF, he brought home the Allsvenskan championship and the association’s brilliant boot grant with 15 objectives.

“The Swedish association spread the word,” Turay said, and he is quick to additional its qualifications consequently.

For while the nation’s first class may not be evaluated among the best in Europe, positioned 23rd out of 55 associations in the coefficients of European overseeing body Uefa, the 27-year-old has a totally different view.

His remarks come after he got back to Sweden in July to join champions Malmo on a three-and-half-year bargain, having recently left Chinese Super Association side Henan Songshan Longmen by common assent.

“I realize certain individuals don’t rate the Swedish association exceptionally high, yet they are not in Sweden to feel the beat and the quality,” he energized.

“The standard is high and it’s exceptionally aggressive. In the event that the norm of the association isn’t great and not appraised exceptionally, for what reason are Swedish groups playing Champions Association and Europa Association [group stages] consistently?”

Mohamed Buya Turay in real life for Sierra Leone against Ivory CoastTuray was a consistently present for Sierra Leone at the current year’s Africa Cup of Countries in Cameroon

Guidance for Kallon in China

Turay was essential for the Sierra Leone crew at the Africa Cup of Countries finals in Cameroon early this year, playing in the entirety of his side’s three matches against Algeria, Ivory Coast and Tropical Guinea.

His public colleague Issa Kallon, who additionally played at the Countries Cup, joined Chinese Super Association outfit Shanghai Port from Dutch side Cambuur soon after Turay left China for Malmo.

The forward, who moved to China in 2020 and furthermore showed up for Super Association sides Hebei FC and Henan Songshan Longmen, says Kallon should be completely dedicated on and off the pitch to adjust to his new life in the Asian country.

“My guidance for him is that he needs to work harder than anybody in their group to succeed,” he said.

“I’m pleased with him for the step he has taken to go there. He did a savvy move by taking his family with him and that will keep him glad to perform well in the group.

“I know being there without your family is hard. I went through a ton without my family for the beyond four years, however express gratitude toward God I’m hitched now.