by Baboucarr Fallaboweh
The Alkamba Times brings you the Gambian foreign-based player’s weekend roundup. Ali Sowe, Abdoulie Gassama and Kebba Sowe were all on target as Hamza Barry returned to action for Vejle. Assan Ceesay has now scored six league goals for Damac same as he had for Lecce. Drammeh, the hero for Future Fc following his dramatic goal for the Egyptians.
Alieu Fadera maintained his position in the KRC Genk lineup when they drew 2-2 against KAA Gent. It was Tiisoudali and Sor who scored a brace each as Fadera lasted for 79 minutes.
Yankuba Minteh who started against Atletico Madrid came on in the second half against PSV. A spirited PSV registered a 2-1 win.
Ebrima Colley started against Servette while Saidy Janko was introduced in the second half when he replaced Lewin Blum in the 46th minute. It ended 1-1.
MEK Ankaragucu drew 1-1 against Besiktas. Ali Sowe drew the first stroke with what was his 3rd league goal. Sowe received a pass and forced his way into the 18 yard box, his initial shot was blocked but he followed up with a sublime finish.
Mahmudu Bajo played his 14th league game of the season as FK Železiarne Podbrezová won 2-1 away from home against AS Trenčín. The U20 midfielder achieved an incredible feat as he was ranked 2nd in the World as player with the highest percentage of ground duels won per match by CIES Football Observatory, a research group that specialises in the statistical analysis of football.
A six-pointer between Vejle and Randers ended in a stalemate. Hamza returned to the starting XI and lasted for 80 minutes. While Musaw Juwara was introduced in the 62nd minute to bolster the attack.
Damac are five games unbeaten, winning three and drawing two in the process. Ceesay is playing second fidle to former Marseille and Spurs striker N’Koudou who has now scored ten goals. Ceesay scored his sixth league goal in 14 matches as he netted back-to-back in Damac’s 4-2 win over Al Fayha
CAF Champions League
Both Lamin Jallow and Kebba Sowe lost their second CAF Champions League match. Jallow came in the second half in the 71st and Sowe came on in the 46th minute . Sowe scored his first goal for Esperance in the 71st but they ended up losing 2-1 to Al Hilal while Ghanaian side Medeama won with a similar scoreline against Tunisian giants.
Kajally Drammeh had an incredible evening against Al Hilal Benghazi. He came off the bench to assist Mohsen for the equalizer in the 65 minute and went on to score the winner in the 90+2 minutes.
Saikou Ceesay and Abdoulie Gassama were all taken off in the second half. However, Gassama scored from the spot to take his goal tally to 2 goals in the season as Guediawaye drew against Fatick 2-2 at Stade Amadou Barry stadium.