By: Babucarr Fallaboweh
Alieu Fadera was voted Zulte Waregem player of the month. At the same time, James Gomez was named in the team of the month for August and also appeared in the team of the week for match day seven before winning the Man of the match against Brondby IF despite their 2-0 defeat.
Sulayman returned to the Buffalo starting XI after missing their last two games. Ten-man KAA Gent were beaten 2-1 by Royal Charleroi.
Alieu Fadera and the Essevee were handed a 3-1 home defeat by Union Saint-Gilloise, the August player of the month lasted full throttle.
Al Dhafra played out a 1-1 draw with Al Nasr in match week one of the ADNOC Pro League at Hamdan Bin Zayed Stadium on Saturday. Dembo Darboe leveled the scoring in the 72nd minute when he ran on to a sharp diagonal pass to slot the ball into the far corner of the net.
“It’s all about believing; if you believe in yourself, you will prove yourself anywhere you go. I keep working hard because what is talent without hard work? It’s an away match, and a point is not bad.” He noted.
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors dropped two crucial points. Modou Barrow’s clinical header in the 74th minute, which put the visitors ahead, was canceled by Kim’s equalizer in the 89th minute. Modou Barrow’s goal against Gimcheon Sangmu is the sixth goal for the former Swansea City winger.
Bubacarr Tambedou was introduced in the 80th minute, and it took him just four minutes to put the visitors ahead. His fifth goal in 12 matches proved to be the match winner. Tambedou has scored three goals in his last four games.
“Well, first of all, I am proud of myself and what I do, but I’m not content. I am learning every day and trying to improve every day. Scoring goals is just in me. The only thing I need is just playing time, and the more I play, the more I grow as a player, and my goals keep coming with my hard work.” He stressed
Ebrima Jarju produced a heroic performance against Nõmme Kalju.
Hamza Barry made his league debut for Vejle in their 2-1 home defeat against HB Køge. The midfielder who played in the midweek league cup had 25 mins in front of the home fans as Vejle tasted their first defeat.
Odense BK failed to make it three wins after being beaten by Viborg 2-1. New signing Alasana Manneh watched the game from the bench.
Tshepo Mohlala’s first half-goal spoiled the party at the Malamulele Stadium as Black Leopards lost to Hungry Lions FC (Ditau DiaRora). However, team captain Modou Jobe remains upbeat ahead of next weekend’s derby.
“Our collective objective is to return the team to the premier league and compete at the top level because that’s why I am here. We are working very hard. Despite the narrow defeat, the performance was solid, and we will continue from where we stopped in the first half. “Jobe indicated
“We can surely achieve something this season. Football is nice knowing that you are playing and having fans’ backing. Having the support of the fans gives you a big motivation to fight more, it gives you extra energy, and you are always happy to play”
ND BILJE left it late following Susso Bamba’s 95rh minute penalty to secure a 2-1 victory over NK Roltek DOB. This is the loanee’s sixth goal of the season.