Gambian foreign-based players weekend roundup week 5

Yusupha Njie scored a brace in Boavista Porto's 4-2 win against Portimonense

By: Baboucarr Fallaboweh 

Yusupha Njie, Gibril Sillah and Lamin Jallow were on target.

Saudi Arabia

Qaisumah 0 Al-Ahli 2

Modou Barrow replaced Abdullah Al-Mogren in the 63rd minute as Al Ahli extended their unbeaten run to thirteen games.


JS Soualem 2 Ittihad Tanger 0

Gibril Sillah scored his fourth league goal of the campaign. Sillah netted on the stroke of full-time following a through the pass. His initial shot was blocked, but he followed up the ball, and after a poor clearance, he got the better of the defenders and chipped it into the net.


Metz was held to a 1-1 draw by VALENCIENNES FC. Ablie Jallow played 64t minutes. He was close to giving the host the lead.

Abdoulie Sanyang and Saikou Touray played full throttle in Grenoble Foot 1-0 narrow defeat at home against Bastia.

SO Cholet 2 FC Martigues 0

Yankuba Jarju registered his first goal of the year as he doubled SO Cholet’s lead five minutes after his introduction. Jarju ended five games goal drought to take his tally to six goals. Jarju made a small run toward the goal, his cross was blocked, but the ball came back to him, and he scored the rebound with his left foot.

Serie A

Under fire, Gambian striker Musa Barrow and Assan Ceesay were involved in their side’s Serie A actions on Friday.

Lecce has lost their last two games following Salernitana’s 2-1 win. Assan Ceesay replaced Colombo in the 70th minute as the home team put more players in attack to salvage a point.

Musa Barrow entered the game in the 84th minute as Bologna beat Spezia 2-0.


Lamin Jallow replaced Samuel Tetteh in an early substitution for the host. The Gambian went on to score the equalizer for Adanaspor’umuz. Aminu Umar snatched the winner for the visitors in the 89th minute. 


Yusupha Njie scored a brace in Boavista Porto’s 4-2 win against Portimonense. This was Njie’s fourth goal of the year and his seventh of the league.


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