Monday, January 24, 2022

Sports

Senior Scorpions End Year At 150 On FIFA World Rankings

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia senior scorpions have jumped one place in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings released on Thursday, 23 December, 2021. The Gambia’s...

Liverpool v Leeds and Wolves v Watford postponed because of Covid...

Source: BBC Sport The Premier League has postponed Liverpool's game against Leeds United and the match between Wolves and Watford because of coronavirus. Both games were...

Haleema Hamilton Joins Women Scorpions Ahead of AWCON Qualifier

The women Scorpions' attempt to reach its first African Cup of Nations finals has received a welcome boost following the invitation of Switzerland-based Haleema...

Hoyontan Set for Rematch with Baye Madione on Christmas Day

Hoyontan of Club Ndongo Ceesay is set to be the first Gambian wrestler to wrestle in a Grand Combat in Senegal when he faceoff...

GFF Week Review: 5 Teams Unbeaten, 4 Teams Yet To Win

By Momodou Jarju Week four of the top-flight domestic football league is over. Interesting fixtures produced interesting results. First day of the week witnessed an...

Road to Afcon: Gambian Coach Names Final 28-man Squad

By Momodou Jarju Barely a month before the continent’s flagship tournament kicks off in Cameroon next month, the Gambian head coach Tom Saintfiet has announced...

Brikama United Secure First Win

By Momodou Jarju The West Coast Region based football club Brikama United secured their first win in the domestic top-flight last Friday in the 8...

Falcons FC Thrash GAF By 5-3

By Momodou Jarju Falcons have heavily beaten Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) by five goals to three in an eight-goal thriller. Unbeaten yet, the Blue Army have...

Gambians Mourn Death of Brikama United Female Defender

By Momodou Jarju Photo of Brikama United defender Jankey Bojang. Picture culled from the club’s Facebook page. Gambians took to social media especially on Facebook, to...

Power Rankings: Three 2nd Division Teams Lead, Newcomer Impresses in 1st...

By Momodou Jarju Getting match statistics can be a daunting task in the Gambia’s football tournaments except goals, assists, corners, and maybe saves from goalkeepers. The...

Falcons FC Joint Leaders In 1st Division League

By Momodou Jarju Unbeaten after three matches played in the first division league, the Blue Army Falcons FC have continued their second division momentum into...

GFF League Review: Six teams on neck-and-neck for title quest

By Momodou Jarju Photo: Real De Banjul celebrate as they beat defending champions, Fortune FC, in the opening fixtures of the First Division league. (Photo...

Ambassador Tijan Jaiteh Presents Sports Materials To 7 Regional Sports Committees

By Momodou Jarju Former Gambian footballer and now goodwill sports ambassador Tijan Jaiteh has last week presented original sports materials to seven regional sports committees...

Gambia Bounces Back With 2-1 Win Against South Sudan

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia’s Scorpions have bounced back with a 2-1 win against South Sudan following two straight defeats in their last two international...

Football House on the Path to Professionalising Domestic League

Culled from GFF website In its quest to transform the national league from its current amateur status to professional, Football House today began a four-day...

Gambia- Chinese Boxing Association Trains Trainers on Technique, Defence

By Louise Jobe The Gambia Chinese Boxing Association on Friday 6th August 2021, organised a three-day training of trainers on technique and defence, drawing participants...

Gambia Volleyball Federation Signs 5-year Deal with Italian Coach

The Gambia Volleyball Federation has on Thursday 15 April, signed a 5 year contract with Roberto Farinelli to coach the National Female Volleyball team...

Wrestling Promoter Decries losses Amid Postponement of Combat

By Foroyaa Reporter Bai Mbowe, a traditional wrestling promoter who resides in Njoofain, North Bank Region (NBR), has decried financial losses amid the postponement of...

Gambia Qualifies for Nations Cup

The Gambia National Team, dubbed the Scorpions, has on Thursday made history after qualifying for the African Cup of Nations for the first time...

A D21million Contract offer and a Proposal to Build an Academy...

By Sulayman Bah The coast was beginning to clear so was Gambia’s quest to make a mark in the world of football.Coming hot on the...