Adama Jarju, Janko, and Colley wrapped up the league, while Pa Omar, Gibril, and Ali Sowe score

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Gambian weekend roundup week 22 saw colourful celebrations as Adama Jarju, the Teungueth quadruple, Saidy Janko, and Ebrima Colley were all crowned league champions in Montenegro, Senegal,  and Switzerland.

Both Omar Colley and Noah Sonko were not in their sides Sunday matches in Turkey and Bulgaria, with the latter having won the league.

Switzerland

Ebrima Colley registered his fourth assists of the season as BSC Young Boys recorded a 3-0 win over Winterthur. This was Colley’s first senior silverware; he was introduced in the 46th minute while Saidy Janko was handed a start as the former Real Valladolid star featured in 30 league games in the 23/24 season.

Turkey

Ali Sowe restored MKE Ankaragücü’müz’s lead in the 78th minute, but Destan scored a hattrick to win it for the hosts 4-2.

Denmark

Vejle Bk ended the season with a 1-0 away defeat against Randers; both Musa Juwara and Hamza Barry retained their spots in the starting XI.

Alasana Manneh was in the starting XI following his brilliant performance in his last three matches. Odense lost away to Viborg despite taking the lead. They ended up being relegated from the Superligaen for the first time in 26 years.

Sweden

Mjällby fell at home after a 3-1 defeat against Djurgården. Manneh has now featured in Mjällby’s last four home games after coming on in injury time to replace Silas Nwankwo.

Bubacarr Jobe scored a brace and assisted Omar Dampha in a 4-1 win over FK Karlskrona. Jobe, a former Mjällby forward, rounded the host goalkeeper twice in the 51st and 74th minute.

Kazakhstan

Lamin Jarju was handed his start in the Atyrau FC goalless draw with Ordabasy. Jarju, who lasted for 70 minutes, was given a standing ovation.

Estonia

The Paide League Cup journey came to an end following a 4-2 away win against Levadia.

Latvia

RFS are on a six-match winning streak, with Haruna Njie involved in the last three games. Njie, the former Gunjur midfielder, was handed a start in the RFS 1-0 win over Tukums.

Montenegro

Adama Jarju has helped his Montenegrin side FK Bokelj secure the second division league title and thus gain promotion into the Montenegro first division. This came after Bokelj won their final league game, beating FK Internacional 3-0. Jarju played 15 of 19 matches in the second round.

Bangladesh

Fortis Football Club registered a 2-1 victory against Police FC. Pa Omar broke the deadlock in the 22nd minute, before Ukrainian forward Valeriy doubled the lead for the visitors.

Tanzania

Azam put five past Kagera Sugar, with Gibril Sillah scoring the opener to take his goal tally to eight. Sillah went on to assist the 2nd and 3rd goals to take his assists to seven. Azam FC finished second with 66 points.

Senegal

 Kabiro Joof scored his sixth league goal at the Amadou Barry Stadium as Guédiawaye edged Gorée 1-0.

Teungueth Rufisque won their second Senegalese league title on Sunday, with Sidy Sow scoring the lone goal. Their competitor, Jaraaf, lost away to Ouakam 2-1. Lie Kah, Yusupha Sanyang, Bubacarr Sanneh, and Matar Ceesay are all league winners.

 

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Baboucarr Fallaboweh
Baboucarr Fallaboweh Sports Editor (Buba Jallow Fallaboweh) is a Gambian football expert, football analyst & columnist. The Stockholm-based Journalist is a media officer, football Scout, PR, Influencer and Digital creator. I started my journalism career as a football analyst in 2012 with Vibes FM and went on to work with CityLimit, West Coast, Hot FM, Freedom Radio, Eye Africa and Afri Radio as a content producer and presenter. In 2013, I attended Football Daily on the BBC SPORTS where we discussed the different styles of Football played in Africa. I Went on to freelance for The Point Newspaper, Freedom Newspaper, Daily Observer and Standard Newspaper before being appointed as Sports Editor with the Alkamba Times in March 2022.  I have worked for Magazines like Glo Magazine and Foot54 covering Gambian football and African Football.   Between 2020 -2021 I worked as a scout for the Gambia Football Federation, scouting talents for the U17 &U20.  From 2017 to 2021, I served as Media officer for GFF First division teams Team Rhino and Marimoo and also as media Officer of Banjul FC, fourth Division tier in Sweden and Darboe’s FC (Female second division club in the Gambia). I served as a PR for Superstars Academy.   With Afrencon, I was a data analyst before I joined LightHouse as a head scout for the Gambia project. In organizational structures, I served as the ambassador of the John Bass Kidney Foundation and one of the founders of the foundation creating kidney awareness in the Gambia.   I also served two positions in the Gambian organization in Sweden, as Sports chairman and the secretary of the associations.   After 12 years of being a football journalist, I was named 3rd best sports column writer in Africa year 2021 by the reputable sports media organization AIPS. I finished in the top 35 in the world with my article titled Back way: Gambian footballers in deadly Voyage to Europe.   With over 500 articles and interviews, analysis, profiling, features and news, I was shortlisted for the Gambia Press Union National Journalist Award 2022. I submitted the article which was co-written alongside Momodou Bah From Living Through Despair to Being An Agent Of Hope, The Inspiring Story Of John Bass.   I have served as an advisers to Football academies, clubs, and players and others. I have hosted dozens of shows and was invited as a guest on both radio, TV and the online press. I also covered the Gambia's maiden AFCON debut in 2021 in Cameroon.  

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