Former Gambian Footballer Biri Biri Death Dead – Alhaji Momodo Njie Obituary: Cause of Death
Alhaji Momodo Njie (born 30 March 1948), also known as Biri Biri, is a Gambian former footballer who played as a right winger. He most notably played for Sevilla FC in Spain and Herfølge Boldklub in Denmark. He was also a Gambian international footballer, and is regarded by several as the best Gambian footballer of all time.
“The best Gambian player in history Biri biri passed away today aged 72.
He played for FC Sevilla star in the 70’s.”
The best Gambian player in history Biri biri passed away today aged 72.
He played for FC Sevilla star in the 70’s.#SportsLoadedNG
— Onakufe Monday kevwe (@MondayKevwe) July 19, 2020
Circumstances surrounding his death is yet to be revealed. We will update you as soon as we have more information about his death.
Before his time in Europe, Biri Biri played for Black Diamonds, Phomtoms and Augustines in Gambia as well as Mighty Blackpool of Sierra Leone.
Biri Biri was spotted by Danish club B 1901 during a training camp in The Gambia in 1972. He left them in 1973 for Spanish team Sevilla FC. He was the first black player to play for Sevilla, and was considered one of their best players. Biri Biri returned to Denmark to play for Herfølge Boldklub in 1980, and in 1981 he signed for Wallidan F.C. back in The Gambia, for whom he played until retirement in 1987.