La Liga-Whitecaps for Lass Bangoura

By Sean McCaffery, January 23, 2019

The 26 year old forward has popped the pond then gone to the left coast for this one year loan paid in TAM, the Guinean intenational had spent the better part of his pro career in Spain. From La Liga and the top tier in France and their Ligue 1 has an option to be bought by the 'Caps from Rayo. HC of Vancouver, Marc Dos Santos stated "Lass has the characteristics we look for in a winger."  He will take an international spot on the team as he awaits the proper paper work and clearing the team medical.  Lass moved to Madrid from his club Etoile de Guinee at 18, gaining his first appearance in La Liga 2 the next year. At Rayo, 5'9" was there as his team gained promotion on 2 occasions to La Liga 2010-'11  & 2017-'18 with 5 straight years at the top from 2011/'12 -2015/'16. Rayo had also loaned him to La Liga club Granada CF  for 2014-'15 French Ligue 1 team Stade de Reims, former home of our friend Ronil Dufrene and they just signed a Long Islander to their women's team.  Of late, La LIga 2 Almeria S.A.D. last season. His 34 games with the Guinea national team with 4 goals lastly with them in the Africa Cup of Nations in Sept. 

Kwik Kixx:

-8 years in La Liga & La Liga 2 & France's Ligue 1.

-Entire career with Rayo Vallecano, loaned out to Granada CF, Stade de Reims, & UD Almeria S.A.D.

-11 goals with 102 starts with 187 games total at the club level.

-34 games with 4 goals for his NT.