This 17-Year-Old Refugee Just Signed for Hamburg Only One Year After Arriving in Germany

Bakery Jatta is about to complete one of the most inspirational football stories of the year.The 17-year-old arrived in Germany from Gambia as a refugee in 2015...

Africa Cup of Nations 2017: Riot stops play in qualifier

A riot stopped play in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Sunday as fans threw missiles and police fired tear gas into the stands.The unrest broke...

Parity on the Pitch

Sitting in the dirt on the outskirts of the capital city of Bissau—with someone’s screaming pet baboon tied to a branch above my head, two teenage girls...

TMC writes to Barrow, requests his intervention in getting ex-Gambia coach PBJ have state...

Retired journalist Tijan Masanneh Ceesay has written to President Adama Barrow calling for the president’s involvement in ensuring Peter Bonu Johnson is given a proper send-off.Former Gambia...

Mane: I will stop taking penalties for Senegal

Senegalese superstar Sadio Mane has opted to stop taking penalties for the Teranga Lions after missing two at the Nations Cup.Mane missed a penalty against Uganda but...

Fans die after fighting at home match of Moroccan club Raja de Casablanca

Two people were killed in fighting among fans of Raja de Casablanca on Saturday, the Moroccan Football Federation (FMRFF) has confirmed.Fans threw flares and ripped up parts...

AC Milan sue Yusupha Yaffa after discovering he’s aged 28 not 19

AC Milan are reportedly taking striker Yusupha Yaffa to court because the 19-year-old is actually 28-years-old. Yaffa, who hails from Gambia, was signed by Milan in 2013...

Gambia Clubs Face tough opponents in CAF club competitions

By Alieu Ceesay2017 Gambia domestic football League champions Gambia Armed Forces will play Zambian side Zanaco in the preliminaries of the CAF champions league, while Football Federation...

Samuel Eto : All you need to know about one of Africa’s great as...

Cameroon’s four-time African Player of the Year Samuel Eto announced his retirement on Saturday at the age of 38, declaring “I need a rest”.“The end, towards a...

Africa Cup of Nations: Guinea sack coach Paul Put, Gambia’s once-upon-a-time football sweetie

Guinea coach Paul Put was sacked on Tuesday following the team’s last 16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.Belgian Put, who was appointed in...

‘Our best ever local coach:’ Tributes as ex-Gambia coach PBJ dies at 56

By Fatu Network reporterFormer Gambia coach Peter Bonu Johnson has died at the age of 56.The top football mind died on Sunday after a long illness, the...

Heart issue halts Alhaji Kamara’s season

Sierra Leone and IFK Norrkoping striker Alhaji Kamara will not play again this season because of a heart defect, the Swedish champions said on Friday.The issue was...

Gina Bass wins gold at All-Africa Games, defeating woman regarded as fastest in Africa

Gambian female sprinter Gina Bass has breezed past Ivorian favourite Marie Josee Tallou to win 200 m gold at the All-Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco.Bass who lost...

Carayol ready to play international football for the Gambia

Middlesbrough winger Mustapha Carayol says it is the "right time" in his career to commit his international future to the Gambia. Carayol, 26, is back to full fitness...

Sadio Mane: Liverpool to appeal against length of ban after red card

Liverpool will appeal against the length of Sadio Mane's three-match ban after he was sent off during Saturday's 5-0 defeat at Manchester City.Mane, 25, was dismissed in...

Real Madrid ‘to officially announce £86m signing of Eden Hazard’

By DailyMailEden Hazard will be officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player after Chelsea play their Europa League final against Arsenal on May 29, according to reports...

Breaking: Africa Cup of Nations hosts to be decided on January 9

The new hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be chosen on January 9, the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad...

Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon coach Seedorf sacked

The Cameroon Football Federation sacked coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert on Tuesday, the pair paying the price for the defending champions’ last 16 exit at...

Proposed List of Reforms and Recommendations for Good Governance Framework!

 By Alagi Yorro JallowIn the decades since independence, The Gambia has experienced periods of human rights violations including, arbitrary arrest, extrajudicial executions, detention without trial, torture, electoral...

Swiss coach Raoul Savoy ready to lead a Gambian revival

The Gambia return to competitive action this weekend with a new coach as they travel to face South Africa in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Swiss...