Lamin Conteh - Early Life

Early Life

Lamin Conteh was born and raised in Freetown, Sierra Leone to muslim parents from the limba ethnic group. Lamin grew up in poverty. As a teenager, he was frequently seen playing street football across Freetown with boys much older than he was. As a teenager, he was considered the best secondary school footballer in Sierra Leone. He dropped out of the Ahmmadiyya Muslim Secondary School in Freetown in 1992 to become a professional footballer.

Though a muslim, Lamin was highly involved in the rastafarian movement and was a big fan of raggae superster Bob Marley.

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