Gambian foreign-based players weekend roundup week 11

Musa Barrow

By: Baboucarr Fallaboweh 

Ali Sowe and Lamin Jawo are on target as Musa Barrow returns to form.

Serie A

Musa Barrow fired over the bar several times from promising positions. First, Barrow forced a great Ivan Provedel to save at the base of the near post from 10 yards as he latched onto a pass from Nikola Moro. The Gambian also threatened at the other end; a powerful curler from a distance skimmed past the far top corner. Dall’Ara stalemate as Musa Barrow returns to form.

Assan Ceesay lasted only 45 minutes. Then, Torino came out on top 2-0 in a fiery clash with Lecce under the warm sun of Puglia, putting them on the fringes.


Ali Sowe scored his fourth home goal to take his tally to seven goals in the league. The Gambian international broke the deadlock in the 18th minute to give MKE Ankaragücü the lead. Sowe pressed high to force defensive blunders for the visitors. He positioned himself on the right from a counterattack and could slot home from Zahid’s cross. Milson added the second goal to wrap up the match.

Ali Sowe

Besiktas emerged victorious against Başakşehir in what was Omar Colley’s second game.

Lamin Jallow debuted for the Whites and Purple when he replaced Cinan in the 81st minute. Sunday’s home win has put them in the playoff position. It ended Ankara Keçiörengücü 4 Altınordu 0.


Alasana Manneh assisted Franco Tongya, scoring a bicycle kick goal against Aalborg BK. The Gambian was presented with the February player of the month. The 2-1 victory saw Odense BK return to winning following back-to-back defeats.

NordicBet LIGA

Hamza Barry lasted 80 minutes in Vejle’s 3-1 win against FC Fredericia at the Vejle Stadion. Vejle is still preserving a six points lead at the top of the summit.


Slovakia Bratislava was handed a 1-0 home defeat against MSK Zilina. Maudo Jarjue played the full throttle.

Czech Republic

Lamin Jawo scored three goals in two matches as he scoring a brace against FC Slovan Liberec.

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