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Edrissa Sonko : biography

23 March 1980 -

Edrissa Sonko (born 23 March 1980 in Essau) is a Gambian football midfielder, currently playing for Ras AlKhaima Club in the United Arab Emirates.


His previous clubs are Steve Biko F.C., Real de Banjul, Anderlecht, Roda JC, Walsall, Tranmere Rovers and Skoda Xanthi.

He netted his first Tranmere goal in the win at home to Accrington Stanley in the Football League Trophy in September 2008. His first league goal followed just over a week later away at Huddersfield Town, he scored a stunning long range volley in the 2-1 Tranmere win.

On 19 September 2009, Sonko signed a 1 year deal with Hereford United. He was released at the end of the season and moved to Cypriot side APEP. In September 2010 he joined Ras AlKhaima Club in the United Arab Emirates.

International career

He has played 14 international matches and scored 7 goals for The Gambia.

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