Kenny Mansally leaves Kemi for Inter

Scorpions’ utility-player Abdoulie ‘Kenny’ Mansally has left Palloseura Kemi Kings for their Finnish Veikkausliiga rivals FC Inter Turku.

Mansally left Major League Soccer after ten years in the US to sign a two-year deal with PS Kemi Kings last year.

The 29-year-old had a brilliant season at Kemi, featuring 29 times and netting six goals but he has now dumped them for Turku, where he penned a year deal.

““Kenny” is the last missing piece of our puzzle. I’m really pleased to have him here, because he was the number one game on my list already in place at the end of last season,” revealed Turku coach Fabrizio Piccareta.

“He is a powerful player who is able to work in defense and attack with the same efficiency. He impressed me in last season’s league by making six goals from the defensive position,” he added.

Meanwhile, the club has also confirmed the release of Gambian striker Macoumba Kandji. The 32-year-old Scorpions eligible leaves the club after netting five goals in 25 appearances.

Mansally started his professional career with the New England Revolution late in 2007 and then spent 5 years in Boston appearing regularly for the team.

He later spent four years at Real Salt Lake fighting transitioning from a forward to the backline.

The former Real de Banjul player made 169 MLS regular season appearances in his career, notching ten goals and eight assists.

He’s also made appearances in the MLS Cup playoffs, CONCACAF Champions League and has won three league titles.