Gambian foreign-based players weekend roundup

Musa Barrow

By: Baboucarr Fallaboweh 

Bakoteh-born Yankuba Minteh scored in front of 12,056 fans, securing three points for Odense BK. Modou Barrow, Ablie Sanyang & Yankuba Jarju were all on target in the weekend as Musa Barrow turned it around for the first Bologna win of the season.


Gonzalez fired in on the rebound from inside the area after Ceesay’s cross-shot was deflected by goalkeeper Di Gregorio.

 Igor struggled with the ball from Arnautoivc, allowing Barrow to sweep one-on-one past Terracciano to score his first goal of the season and his 28th Serie A goal.


GF38 registered their first home defeat following Paris FC’s narrow win at the Stade des Alpes. Abdoulie Sanyang’s second shot-on target hit the woodwork before scoring the equalizer in the 79th minute. However, the visitors left it late through Chahiri’s 89th-minute goal.

Jarju netted his fourth goal in five matches as the former Pau FC striker gave the host the lead in the 25 minutes; Kevin Fortune found the equalizer two minutes later. It ended with SO Cholet 1 US Orléans 1.

South Korea

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors secured all three points following their back-to-back draw. Modou Barrow scored a brace and assisted Won -Han’s goal in Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors’ 5-0 away win against Daegu FC. Barrow now has 8 goals in 22 K-League 1 matches.


Alasana Manneh and Minteh came on in the 83rd minute, but the latter had the last laugh as he scored three minutes into his home debut at the Nature Energy Park to give the home side the winning goal. Minteh replaced Nicholas Mickelson on the match-day squad, and his shot from 15 yards guaranteed Odense their third win of the season.

Yankuba Minteh


Turun Palloseura kept their promotion dream on course after emerging 2-0 victors over Ekenäs IF. Demba Savage gave the host the lead as the former BK Häcken scored back-to-back goals in the Finnish Ykkönen league.


Ali Sowe who missed MKE Ankaragücü’müz last two Super Lig’s

Matches due to injury were handed a start against Alanyaspor; the former Gamtel striker played the full throttle in their 2-1 defeat.

Ebrima Colley who started the last three Süper Lig matches for Fatih Karagümrük maintained his starting spot against Bitexen Giresunspor at the Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadyumu. Senegalese Mbaye Diagne found the equalizer in the 92nd minute for the host.

South Africa

Matar Ceesay first appeared when he replaced Majoro in a game that saw Chippa Utd secure all three points and move off from the relegation zone. Ceesay, who only made the match-day squad in the season opener, failed to play a part in any of the last six league matches.

At the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium, Modou Jobe’s side fell to a 3-0 defeat in the Limpopo Derby on Saturday as Polokwane City handed Black Leopards their second defeat in the Motsepe Foundation Championship.


Mohammed Badamoesi scored his 9th goal of the season. The former Fus Rabat striker scored a brace against FK Vojvodina, handing Cukaricki a deserved victory.

CAF competition

Fasil Kenema sealed a 3-0 first leg win against Bumamuru FC of Burundi in the preliminary round of the 2022/23 CAF Confederation Cup; new signing Gaira Joof played 18 minutes and assisted the third goal.

It was a moment of joy for the home teams as Yaya Sane’s lone goal handed CasaSports a 1-0 win over their Algerian counterpart JS Kabylie. Abdoulie Gassama tasted 58 minutes of action.

St. George handed Al Hilal Omdurman a 2-1 defeat making it their first win in three meetings against the Sudanese giants. Lamin Jarju watched the game from the bench.


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