Two years after leaving the Czech Republic to sign for Spartak Moscow in Russia, Liberian international forward Sylvanus Nimely has finally fulfilled his long-awaited dream of playing in the top flight of Russian football, the Russian Premier League.
The Russian premier league outfit, Spartak Moscow, has confirmed that their Liberia international forward, Sylvanus Nimely, will honor Liberia’s invitation for the upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Three Europe-based Liberian footballers excel in their various clubs in matches played over the week.
Russian-based attacker Sylvanus Nimely scored a goal to help his team win a point away from home.
Liberia international forward Sylvanus Nimely saved his Russian First Division side Spartak Moscow II despite ending the match against Olyimpiyets with 10 players after Russian midfielder Zalimkhan Bakaev was given a red card in the 20th minute.
It was a joyful weekend for the former Monrovia Club Breweries youngster, Sylvanus Nimely, who scored his third league goal of the 2016-17 Russian National Football League for Spartak Moscow II.
Five years after Liberians last saw one of their own play in the UEFA Champions League, Sylvanus Nimely may get to play in the 2017-18 competition as part of Spartak Moscow’s squad.
Just less than a year after moving to the Russian capital from Czech Republic first division club MFK Kravina, the 18-year-old forward has already laid his hands on his first piece of silver wear at the club.