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Phoenix Rising Signs Sierra Leone International Defender Mustapha Dumbuya

January 10, 2019 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Phoenix Rising FC News Release

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising Football Club announced today it had signed Sierra Leone international defender Mustapha Dumbuya. Per club policy, the details of the contract will not be made public.

"Absolutely honored to sign with Phoenix Rising and start this new chapter in my Football career," Dumbuya said. "I had the opportunity to come over last summer to train for a bit, see the great set up, witness the direction and meet the players and coaching staff and as I was so warmly welcomed, it already felt like home. Looking forward to putting in all the necessary work to contributing to our quest for trophies."

The ten-year veteran began his professional career in 2009 with English club Doncaster Rovers. He also spent time with English sides Crystal Palace, Portsmouth, Crawley Town, and Notts County. Over the last three seasons, Dumbuya has played with Scottish Championship side Partick Thistle.

Internationally, Dumbuya has represented his home country of Sierra Leone 12 times. He made his international debut on October 14, 2012, in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tunisia.

With the addition of Dumbuya, Phoenix Rising's roster now stands at 19 players for the 2019 season.

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Sierra Leone International Defender Mustapha Dumbuya
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