Werder Bremen striker Ousman Manneh hailed " the greatest moment of my life" after he netted the winning goal in a 2-1 Bundesliga victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday, just two years on from his move to Germany from Gambia as a refugee.
Per BBC Sport, Manneh, 19, left his family in 2014 as a 17-year-old and fled to Germany, where he started to play football at a refugee centre.
On Saturday Werder Bremen midfielder Zlatko Junuzovic became the joint free kick king of the Bundesliga. The 31 year old Austrian star equalled Bayer Leverkusen’s Hakan Calhanoglu on five direct free kick goals for the season. This ...
Bremen (Germany) (AFP) – Werder Bremen striker Ousman Manneh admitted it was “a dream come true” to score his first Bundesliga goal, just two years after the teenage refugee fled Gambia. The 19-year-old netted Bremen’s winner in Sat...
Werder Bremen's Ousman Manneh scores his first Bundesliga goal just two years after leaving the Gambia as a refugee.
Werder Bremen striker Ousman Manneh has scored his first Bundesliga goal two years after arriving in Germany from The Gambia as a refugee.