Sanna Nyassi selected by Gambian national team

Midfielder will miss game against New York

Sanna Nyassi vs Chicago Fire

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MONTREAL – The Montreal Impact announced on Monday that Sanna Nyassi has been selected for national team duty by his native Gambia for a World Cup qualifying match on March 23, against Ivory Coast. As a result, he will miss the Impact’s next game, on Saturday, versus the New York Red Bulls.

If called upon, Nyassi will make his fifth appearance for his country.

The speedy midfielder is in his fifth season in MLS, second with the Impact, and has appeared in all three games in 2013, including a start against the Portland Timbers on March 9.

READ: Nyassi's bio

Last season, he finished second on the team in scoring with six goals in 28 appearances, 17 as a starter, adding three assists.

Next game vs NYRB

The Impact will host the New York Red Bulls, this Saturday, March 23, at 4:30pm (ET) in its second and final matchup of the season at Olympic Stadium. Single game tickets for all of the team’s home games are available via the Admission network ( / 1-855-790-1245).

Season tickets

2013 season tickets are still available in seven categories, at a cost of $295, $385, $475, $580, $770 and $1070. You can assure your spot for the 2013 season by contacting the Impact’s sales and services team at 514-328-3668. Show your support for your club by paying for your tickets using your Montreal Impact BMO credit card.

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