Kandji signs for Saudi club


By Sulayman Bah Macoumba Kandji has secured a move to Saudi Arabia’s Pro League afterMacoumba Kandji 2 leaving Finnish champions Helsinki. Kandji, a Scorpion-hopeful, joins Al Faisaly on a three-and-half-month deal which runs until May.The 29-year-old makes the switch having clinched the Vikkausaliiga trophy and played Europa League competition with Helsinki last season. Countryman striker Ousman Jallow has since been recruited to the fill void created by the former New York Red Bulls forward. In Saudi, Kandji has since played four matches already making his debut as a second-half substitute in a 3-0 defeat to giants Iithihad. The towering front-man has scored two goals so far. Kandji is a journeyman-like player starting his career in US –winning the MLS title with Red Bulls and Huston Dynamo –before switching to Greek football. In Greece, he rose from the second tier to Super League with Levadiakos and months later decided to join HJK after the club failed to pay him his wages]]>