Popular Leone Stars Forward Mohamed Buya  Turay has Identified a popular football Manager Nums Tunkara as the  man behind his success. The Striker express his thanks and Appreciation for the manager who helped to make his dreams come true. The forward express his determination to continue his hard work that will help him reach his full potentials.

Nums Tunkara  has been helping many young Sierra Leoneans Players achieve their dreams  of becoming a  professional footballer. Tunkara also serves as a Manager for the Leone stars midfielder Augustus Kargbo. HE also facilitated for the midfield talisman to secure a club in Italy. In 2019, Kargbo was thrilled when he scored his first brace for his Italian side Reggio. In a Famous interview with the media, he dedicated his goals to his family and his beloved Manager,  Nums Tunkara.


Like most Sierra Leonean kids, Buya started his footballing career on the streets of Freetown where he was reportedly spotted by the local club, FC Mattia. Turay would later start attracting interests from clubs in Guinea and Nigeria which subsequently led to his first trials in Europe.

Manager Nums Tunkara was very instrumental to make sure the striker secures a professional contract. Unfortunately,  AT First the trials were unsuccessful as he could not impress the management at the Swedish tier-3 club Vasalunds IF. They thought “he was not good enough”

But Buya kept pushing until he was signed in 2014 by Juventus IF, a tier-5 Swedish club that later merged into IFK Stoocksunds in 2016. Since then Buya has steadily risen through the ranks. Between 2014 and 2018, he played for four different clubs, mostly in the Swedish tier-2 league.

His real first major international breakthrough came in 2018 when he was signed by Belgian Jupiler Pro League side Sint-Truiden. The deal was reportedly worth €1.80m. He was loaned to Djurgarden FC in 2019 before finally been sold to Chinese Super League side HB FC in 2020. He left HB FC in  April 2021 to join his current side HN S. Longmen in a two-year deal that cost around €1.50m.