Ibou Touray and Jakob Mendy secure promotion, while Sowe and Kabiro Joof score

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Week 16 saw both Ibou Touray and Jakob Mendy earning promotion to the English League. Ali Sowe scored his fifth league goal, while Kabiro Joof got his fourth league goal for Guediawaye in their seven-goal thriller against US Oukam. Haruna Njie was handed his home debut for FRS at the LNK Sports Park.

 

ENGLAND

Following two draws on the road, the Rams returned to winning ways with a 3-0 home win against Leyton Orient. Adams was close to giving the host the lead, only for his shot to be saved by the visiting goalkeeper in the fifth minute. The Rams will travel to take on Cambridge United as they are close to gaining automatic promotion to the Championship.

Stockport County beat Morecambe 2-0 in a sold-out match at Edgeley Park as they got promoted to League One. Goals from Tanto Olaofe and Fraser made sure the Hatters returned to League One for the first time in 14 years. Ibou Touray, who has nine goals in 31 appearances missed the County match which was the club’s third promotion in five years.

Wrexham beat Forest Green Rovers 6-0 to secure back-to-back promotions. The Red Dragons will be playing League One football next season. Jackob Mendy was ruled out due to an injury.

Notts County, since their defeat against Swindon, have taken seven points, winning two and drawing one. Alasana Jatta pulled another assist, this time against Walsall in the West Midlands, as Notts County secured back-to-back wins.

Belgium

Alieu Fadera replaced Spanish Mujaid Sadick in the Genk 1-1 draw against Cercle Brugge. The Sunday draw left Genk two points behind an European competition spot.

Switzerland

Gambian duo Ebrima Colley and Saidy Janko were introduced in the second half as Young Boys came from behind to beat Luzern 4-2. Colley has contributed six goals in 21 matches, while Saidy Janko has played 24 league matches for the Swiss champions.

Turkey

Ali Sowe had his goal ruled out by the V.A.R, but the Gambian came back stronger in the 23rd minute by doubling the MEK Ankaragucu lead with a 3-1 win over Gaziantep in the Turkish Super League.

 

Omar Colley played full throttle in Besiktas 1-1 draw against Samsunspor.

Denmark

Vejle’s impressive three-game unbeaten run was ended by Randers following their 2-1 defeat. Musa Juwara played full throttle while Hamza Barry came on immediately in the second half.

Elsewhere, James Gomez and Odense BK were beaten 3-1 by Viborg FF.

Alagie Saine and AC Horsens recorded back-to-back wins. Goals from Simon Becher and Jakob Ankersen were enough to see off Næstved. Alagie Saine replaced Ekeroth in the 45th minute.

Finland

Foday Manneh scored and assisted for Pallokerho-35 in their 3-0 win in Finnish YKKÖSLIIGA.

Latvia

Haruna Rashid Njie was handed his debut in the league in a 5-0 win over FK Tukums in the Latvian Premier Liga on Friday.

Senegal

Kabiro Joof opened the scoring for Guediawaye. The former GAF offensive player has now scored four goals. Aziz Cise was on target for Oukam.

 

 

 

Teungueth FC maintained their lead in the summit of the Senegalese Ligue 1 after their 1-0 win over US Goree courtesy of a Youssoupha Sanyang goal.

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Baboucarr Fallaboweh
Baboucarr Fallaboweh Sports Editor (Buba Jallow Fallaboweh) is a Gambian football expert, football analyst & columnist. The Stockholm-based Journalist is a media officer, football Scout, PR, Influencer and Digital creator. I started my journalism career as a football analyst in 2012 with Vibes FM and went on to work with CityLimit, West Coast, Hot FM, Freedom Radio, Eye Africa and Afri Radio as a content producer and presenter. In 2013, I attended Football Daily on the BBC SPORTS where we discussed the different styles of Football played in Africa. I Went on to freelance for The Point Newspaper, Freedom Newspaper, Daily Observer and Standard Newspaper before being appointed as Sports Editor with the Alkamba Times in March 2022.  I have worked for Magazines like Glo Magazine and Foot54 covering Gambian football and African Football.   Between 2020 -2021 I worked as a scout for the Gambia Football Federation, scouting talents for the U17 &U20.  From 2017 to 2021, I served as Media officer for GFF First division teams Team Rhino and Marimoo and also as media Officer of Banjul FC, fourth Division tier in Sweden and Darboe’s FC (Female second division club in the Gambia). I served as a PR for Superstars Academy.   With Afrencon, I was a data analyst before I joined LightHouse as a head scout for the Gambia project. In organizational structures, I served as the ambassador of the John Bass Kidney Foundation and one of the founders of the foundation creating kidney awareness in the Gambia.   I also served two positions in the Gambian organization in Sweden, as Sports chairman and the secretary of the associations.   After 12 years of being a football journalist, I was named 3rd best sports column writer in Africa year 2021 by the reputable sports media organization AIPS. I finished in the top 35 in the world with my article titled Back way: Gambian footballers in deadly Voyage to Europe.   With over 500 articles and interviews, analysis, profiling, features and news, I was shortlisted for the Gambia Press Union National Journalist Award 2022. I submitted the article which was co-written alongside Momodou Bah From Living Through Despair to Being An Agent Of Hope, The Inspiring Story Of John Bass.   I have served as an advisers to Football academies, clubs, and players and others. I have hosted dozens of shows and was invited as a guest on both radio, TV and the online press. I also covered the Gambia's maiden AFCON debut in 2021 in Cameroon.  

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