Former LISCR Football Club midfielder, Allen Njie had the taste of playing an official match for a senior team in Europe on Saturday, July 20 when he played in Grasshopper FC 2-1 win over FC Stade Lausanne Ouchy on the opening day of the 2018-19 Swiss Challenge League.
The 19-year-old midfielder played the entire match to help his side get a 2-1 win over FC Stade Lausanne.
It was Njie’s first official match for the senior team since joining the club in February this year.
He played the second phase of the 2018-19 Swiss football season with Grasshopper U21 side that play in the fourth tier of Swiss football. Njie scored once and provided two assists in seven games for the U21 team before joining the senior side for the pre-season where he played six games and scored one goal.
He impressed during the pre-season and book a place in the team for the 2019-20 Swiss Challenge League season.