Mo Djalo signs first contract

Barry Town United AFC are delighted to announce that 18 year old Academy striker Mo Djalo has signed his first contract with the club. Mo made his JD Cymru Premier debut on 12th March away at Connah’s Quay Nomads and has impressed throughout his involvement with the senior squad both in training and in games.This season Mo has already scored 21 goals for our Development team who sit third in their league and also scored in the Senior team Nathaniel MG Cup game in August away at Haverfordwest County. Lee Kendall, Manager commented:“Mo has shown an excellent work ethic to earn his first senior contract, he has scored 21 goals in 16 games this season and deserves this opportunity. Our academy is going from strength to strength under Damian’s stewardship and it’s fantastic to see a number of exciting prospects coming through our ranks. I and the club are looking forward to seeing Mo continue to develop both with the development and first team squads.” Damian Flynn, Head of Academy commented: “It’s been a pleasure to contribute towards Mo’s development & it’s been great to see his dedication, commitment to growth and his willingness to challenge himself weekly, which in return has granted him signing a first team contract! At the academy, we ensure we do our very best to provide players with a platform for the above to materialise and Mo is an example of that, along with Merv Bennett last season. The coaches and I are looking forward to continuing to watch Mo grow and showcase his qualities across the rest of the season!”Mo Djalo on his signing commented: “I’m delighted to have signed my first contract and to have done that with Barry Town. Since joining the club I’ve been lucky to have worked with excellent coaches who have helped me develop my game immeasurably. I’d like to thank all for this opportunity and I look forward to continuing to work hard, developing and scoring goals for this great club.”