Midfielder captained Gambia’s U-20 National Team in World Cup Qualifiers
FRISCO – North Texas Soccer Club has acquired Gambian midfielder Alfusainey Jatta on a one-year loan from MFK Vyskov, pending league and U.S. Soccer Federation approval, the club announced today.
Jatta, 19, captained the Gambia U-20 National team during the World Cup qualifiers in 2017 and has since been called into the Gambian National Team pool for the AFCON qualifying campaign.
He signed with Gambian first-division team Fortune Football Club in 2017, where the midfielder was voted best young player during his first season. In 2018, he transferred to Czech third-division team MFK Vyskov.
Transaction: North Texas Soccer Club acquired midfielder Alfusainey Jatta on loan from MFK Vyskov in Czech Third Division League for one year on Jan. 10, 2019.
Name: Alfusainey Jatta
Pronunciation: Al-foo-say-nee JAH-tah
DOB: August 5, 1999 (19)
Birthplace: Abuko, Gambia
Hometown: Abuko, Gambia
Last Club: MFK Vyskov
How Acquired: Signed on loan on Jan. 10, 2019