Gambian foreign-based players weekend roundup 


By: Baboucarr Fallaboweh 

Baka produced a man-of-the-match performance as Hamburg registered four wins in a row, whereas Modou Barrow scored his fifth goal in the last six matches. Also, Assan Ceesay grabbed his second Serie A goal. 

K League South Korea 

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors came from behind to beat Suwon bluewings 3-2. Modou Barrow, who has been named in the best XI on matchday 31 & 32, scored a brace to take his tally to 11 goals this season. 

Serie A 

On a warm September evening in Campania, Lecce finally managed to steer the ship and pick up all three points. Their goals came from Assan Ceesay and Strefezza.

In Thiago Motta’s first game in charge, Bologna was handed a 1-0 defeat by Empoli. Musa Barrow played the full throttle. 

Gambian captain Omar Colley returned for Sampdoria after missing the match against AC Milan, without a single victory yet this season. However, the hope of gaining their first three points lasted for 72 minutes as Nzola scored the winner for Spezia. 


Ac Horsens collected Seven points out of the 9 available against Nordsjælland, Midtjylland, and København. A 25th-minute goal by Magnus Jensen was enough to hand the league leaders their second defeat of the season. James Gomez played full throttle, had 14 clearances & made three recoveries.

Odense BK snatched a 2-0 victory in Lyngby with the last weekend hero Yankuba Minteh being an unused substitute with Alasana Manneh. 

Alasana Jatta replaced Ibrahim Said in Viborg’s 0-0 draw against Brondby IF. 


Robert Glatzel pushed a perfect pass from Bakery Jatta over the line to make it 1:0 in the 21st minute. The latter put the lid on the deserved home victory in the 90th minute and made the Volkspark, filled with 49,616 spectators, shake.

“We deserved to win because we played a great game as a team. We were all wide awake, and everyone was ready to defend our goal. That makes us strong. And then my goal with my head – of course, that’s all I can do; I’m thrilled.” Jatta stated

France Ligue2 

Grenoble Foot secured their third home win at the Stade Alpes following their 1-0 over SM Caen. Saikou Touray, who was making his sixth appearance, assisted Jordon Tell in the 66th minute. Abdoulie Sanyang was ruled out due to injury. 


Bubacarr Tambedou came off the bench to score a brace to take his goal tally to 7 in the premium Liiga. Also, GK Ebrima Jarju kept his fifth clean sheet in 11 matches. The former Real de Banjul shot-stopper has featured in the club’s last five league matches.

Ali Sowe grabbed his first-season goal as MKE Ankaragücü beat Sivasspor 2-1 in the Turkish Super Liga.

 In the Super 1. Lig, Pa Dibba scored Eyüpspor’s 3rd goal of the evening in their 4-1 win over Bandırmaspor.


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