Monday, February 26, 2024

Alasan Ann Becomes First Gambian Taekwondo Athlete to Qualify for Paris 2024 Olympics

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By Philip Mendy, Secretary-General In a historic achievement for Gambian sports, Alasan Ann has etched his name in the annals of Taekwondo history by becoming the first Gambian...

Son of Gambian Immigrant in US Named Basketball Student Athlete

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By: Dawda Baldeh 18-year-old Sam Mbye has recently been honored as the student basketball athlete of the week at Yealing High School in Columbus, Ohio. Young Sam is breaking...

SPOTLIGHT: Gambian journalist Essa Bah: A dream realised through hunger and starvation

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Over a year ago, Essa Bah, a 24-year-old Gambian journalist, envisioned himself covering the Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast - the biggest...

GFF Division One League roundup: Fortune tops league, Brikama, Wallidan’s misery continue 

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Fortune Football Club have leapfrogged Real de Banjul at the top of the Gambia Football Federation Division One League at the end of week 12 after winning...

Nigerian Chess Master Receives Praise After Winning 10 Games Simultaneously

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By: Dawda Baldeh Nigerian Chess Master Tunde Onakoya has astonished audiences in Germany by playing chess against ten opponents simultaneously, maneuvering around and engaging them in competitive games,...

Kalifa Cham ‘dreams’ of playing for The Gambia 

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By: Dawda Baldeh An 18-year-old Gambian-born left-back, Kalifa Cham, who plays for U.E. Sant Andreu in the Spanish juvenile league, says he dreams of playing for the Gambian...

Key goal influencer returns as Scorpions look for redemption against Guinea 

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh After the disappointing defeat against Senegal on Monday, the Scorpions of The Gambia returned to training with the hope of redeeming themselves ahead of...

Tom Saintfiet Speaks to Journalists After Gambia’s Defeat to Senegal

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The Gambia national team head coach Tom Saintfiet has spoken to journalists where he outlined several factors that led to their defeat against Senegal. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4IOtpObwLU?si=leiAY3i_jBAAJcrw]

AFCON 2023: Gambian Fans Optimistic’s of a Win Against Senegal

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLYzDM9iXQE?si=1q2G80g2w1xCYJ8z&w=660&h=415]

AFCON 2023: Senegal Tops Group C with a 3-0 Victory Against Gambia

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By: Dawda Baldeh In the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast, the Lions of Taranga, also known as the Senegal national football team,...

Respect but not scared: Tom, Colley say Gambia ready to sting tomorrow

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The head coach of the Gambia national team, Tom Sainfeit, has said that his team has great respect for Senegal, but they are not...

“We Are Playing This Game as a Final”: Senegal Captain Speaks Ahead of Gambia...

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The captain of the Senegal national team, Kalilu Koulibaly, has stated that they will approach the Senegambia battle against the Gambia national team in...

Ready to sting: Youngster Minteh says team will ‘die’ for nation in Senegambia derby

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Yankuba Minteh, a highly-rated Gambian left-footed right-winger, has said the Scorpions are prepared to give their all in the first-ever Senegambian derby against their...

AFCON: Scorpions to travel by bus from Abidjan to Yamoussoukro 

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By: Dawda Baldeh The Secretary General of The Gambia Football Federation, Lamin Jassey, announced that the national football team, the Scorpions, will travel from Abidjan to Yamoussoukro by...

CAF Increases 2023 AFCON Prize Money by 40%

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced a 40% increase in the prize money for the winner of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations ("AFCON") in Ivory...

’14 interventions not 14 pitches’: GFF reacts to FIFA publication

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has said that FIFA, the World Football Governing Body, has intervened in the GFF infrastructural projects 14 times instead...

We Didn’t Play As We Wanted,” Tom Defends Selection of Club-less Player

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The head coach of the Gambia National Team, Tom Saintfiet, has defended his selection of clubless player Sulayman Marr and long-term absentee Yusupha Bobb,...

Scorpions Get in Camp with a Mystery Squad

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Ahead of their second appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations, the Scorpions of The Gambia are currently in camp in Saudi Arabia with...

’14 pitches’? GFF says FIFA’s report is misunderstood

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The Gambia Football Federation has said that the report released by FIFA on their use of the $11.4M FIFA forward fund support to member...

‘Pure fabrication’: Football fans, stakeholders say GFF’s 14 pitches FIFA report is misleading

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Many football fans and stakeholders are in shock following FIFA’s report on its website that The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has used $11.4M (about...