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Demba Savage

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Place of birth
Banjul, Gambia


70 kg

Gambia Ports Authority

1.81 m



Playing position

Demba Savage

Career start

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Date of birth
(1988-06-17) June 17, 1988 (age 27)

Current teams
Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi (#8 / Midfielder), Gambia national football team (Midfielder, Forward)

Demba savage

Demba Savage, (born June 17, 1988) is a Gambian footballer (midfielder) who plays for HJK in the Finnish Veikkausliiga. A right winger, who can also operate on the left wing or as a striker, he is mostly known for his blazing speed and dribbling skills.


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Savage started playing football on the streets of Banjul as a boy. In his school, Saint Mary's, he became a star player. After finishing secondary school, he played for Warriors FC and Rico FC. In 2003, he signed for Gambia Ports Authority F.C. In the 2003/2004 season, he was the top goalscorer in the league with GPA F.C..

In 2006, he signed for Finnish second tier club KPV. In his first season, he mostly played with KPV's reserve team, but in 2007, he took his place in the first team.

In August 2008, he was loaned to the Finnish Premier Division side FC Honka. Honka used its option for a permanent move after the season.

On 7 February 2012 the reigning Finnish champions, HJK, announced that they had signed Savage along with teammate Rasmus Schüller. Qualified for the Europa League group stages 2014 with HJK with a 5-4 aggregate victory over SK Rapid Wien.

On 28 October 2015, Savage signed for Swedish Allsvenskan side BK Häcken, following HJK teammate Rasmus Schüller who had signed for BK Häcken earlier in the month.

On 27 February 2017, Savage returned to HJK on a two-year contract.


In June 2008, Savage debuted in Gambia's national team in a World Cup qualification match against Liberia. He has also played in Gambia's youth national teams.


As of match played 1 March 2017


FC Honka
  • Finnish League Cup (2): 2010, 2011
  • HJK
  • Veikkausliiga (3): 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Finnish Cup (1): 2014
  • Finnish League Cup (1): 2015
  • BK Häcken
  • Svenska Cupen (1): 2015-16
  • Individual

  • 2003/04 GFA League First Division: Top goal scorer
  • 2011 Finnish League Cup: Top goal scorer
  • References

    Demba Savage Wikipedia