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Mouhammad Faye new Crvena zvezda mts power forward

Senegalese international, power forward Mouhammad Faye is the new member of Crvena zvezda mts.

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The national team member of Senegal Mouhammad Faye is the new reinforcement of Crvena zvezda mts. The power forward has signed with the Belgrade powerhouse for the 2018/19 season and is the sixt reinforcement of the club after Billy Baron, Maik Zirbes, Michael Ojo, Dušan Ristić and Stratos Perperoglou.

Faye began playing basketball in his hometown of Dakar and afterwards went to college to USA and attended Texas Tech and SMU. He began his professional career in France, playing for Hyeres-Toulon and has afterwards moved to Ikaros Kalitea. He continuedto build his career in Greece also with the teams of Panalefsinaikos, Rethimno and Promitheas of Patras. In 2016/17 he also played for Varese and had an episode in Lebanon in 2017.

He is well known for his excellent physical abilities and is especially strong in rebounding. He was the top rebounder of the Greece national team in 2015. As a Senegal national team member he won two bronze medals at AfroBaskets in 2013 and 2017. He also played in the World Cup for Senegal.

Mouhammad Faye was the top scorer and rebounder of his team at Promitheas Patras last season and has been averaging 12.5 points and 5.7 rebounds per game.

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Mohamed Faye je novi krilni centar Crvene zvezde mts

Senegalski reprezentativac, krilni centar, Mohamed Faje novi je član Crvene zvezda mts.

Reprezentativac Senegala Muhamed Faje novo je pojačanje Crvene zvezde mts. Krilni centar je potpisao ugovor za takmičarsku sezonu 2018/19 sa crveno-belima i nakon Bili Barona, Maika Cirbesa, Majkla Odža , Dušana Ristića i Stratosa Perperoglua, postao šesto pojačanje kluba sa Malog Kalemegdana.

Faje je je prve košarkaške korake napravio u rodnom Dakaru, a nakon toga se otisnuo na koledž pa je pohađao univerzitete Džordžija Tek i SMU. Profesionalnu karijeru započeo je u Francuskoj gde je nastupao za Hajeres-Tulona, a potom prešao u Ikaros Kalitea. Svoju bogatu karijeru u Grčkoj gradio je u ekipama Panelefsiniakosa, Retimna i Promitea Patrasa. U sezoni 2016/17 Muhamed Faje je nastupao za Vareze i u 2017. godini imao epizodu u Libanu.

Karakterišu ga odlične fizičke predispozicije, a pogotovo je sjajan na skoku. O tome najbolje svedoči podatak da je Faje bio najbolji skakač prvenstva Grčke 2015. godine. Kao reprezentativac Senegala osvojio je dve bronzane medalje na AfroBasketu 2013. i 2017. godine. Takođe, nastupao je za nacionalni tim i na Svetskom prvenstvu.

Muhamed Faje je u sezoni 2017/18 noseći dres Promitea Patrasa bio najbolji strelac i najbolji skakač ekipe. Beležio je prosečno 12,5 poena uz 5,7 skokova po meču.