Gambian foreign-based players weekend roundup week 18

Abdoulie Sanyang notched his sixth league goal.

By: Bubacarr Fallaboweh 

Trio on target in Bangladesh, Abdoulie Sanyang notched his sixth league goal. There were wins for Assan Ceesay and Noah Sonko as Kamsimpasa denied Ali Sowe from scoring.


Mixed results in the Serie A, Lecce edged Udinese thanks to Gabriel Strefezza’s goal, their first home victory since January 4. Assan Ceesay was brought on with 25 minutes remaining until the game’s end.

Milik scored the equalizer to stop the Bianconeri from losing four Serie A games on the trot. Orsolini gave Bologna the lead from the spot kick. Musa Barrow had several chances in the first-half stoppages; the first was a double opportunity denied by Szczesny’s save and Danilo’s block, then moments later seemed to have beaten the offside trap only to find Szczesny parried his effort.


Grenoble F38 returned to winning ways following back-to-back defeats. Abdoulie Sanyang broke the deadlock in the 30th minute; he almost doubled the hosts lead twice with his second effort hitting the crossbar and the first straight to the

Chamois Niortais keeper’s hands. Correa doubled the host lead in the 90th minute.


Top of the table clash ended in a 3-1 victory for Omar Colley and Besiktas on Sunday. The Gambian captain had 73% pass accuracy, made Seven clearances, and had four recoveries against Galatasaray.

Ali Sowe’s scoring spree ended following a goalless draw against Kamsimpasa. Sowe, who has seven goals in 6 matches, was denied by the visiting goalkeeper and saw his winning goal cleared off the line.


 Levski Sofia are unbeaten in their last nine matches and have conceded only one goal. Noah, 26, helped Levski to their 17th clean sheet of the season following their 1-0 win over Botev Plovdiv.


The first match of the Superliga between AC Horsens and Odense BK ended in a four-goal thriller. Both James Gomez and Yankuba Minteh played full throttle.

Alasana Jatta returned from injury to score his second goal of the season as Viborg FF edged Randers 3-1. Viborg remained third on the log with five more games to go.

Alasana Jatta

In the Nordic Bet Liga 1. Division Hamza Barry was handed a start against FC Helsingör, as Vejle BK won their first promotion game. The former Hadjuk Split midfielder lasted for 66 minutes. 

Faroe Islands

Maha Samba, the former Banjul Utd striker, scored his second league goal in B68 Toftir’s 3-1 away victory against IF Fuglafjördur.

USA (USL Championship)

Baboucarr Njie scored a last-minute grasp as Phoenix Rising beat Loudoun United 3-1. Njie hit a right-footed shot from the center of the box to the bottom right corner of the net.


Sulayman Sillah found the back of the net for Sheikh Jamal in their 2-0 win over Police FC.

On Saturday, both Gaira Joof and Pa Omar Babou were on target for Fortis, who edged Azampur 4-0. Gaira got his second goal, while Pa Omar, who scored from the spot, got his first.


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