Guinea Bissau deny hosts Gabon as Cup of Nations begins

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Minnows Guinea-Bissau made it a memorable start to the Africa Cup of Nations as a late Juary Soares equaliser saw them hold hosts Gabon to a 1-1...

AFCON 2017 opens in Gabon

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The Africa Cup of Nations opened Saturday in the Gabonese capital Libreville. It is the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the prestigious continental football competition.The Africa Cup...

Parity on the Pitch

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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...

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

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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

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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...

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

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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...

Heart issue halts Alhaji Kamara’s season

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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...

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

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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...

Carayol ready to play international football for the Gambia

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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...

Swiss coach Raoul Savoy ready to lead a Gambian revival

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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...