Lamin Jarju wins Man of the match against GenerationFoot

Gambian player Lamin Jarju

Gambian player Lamin Jarju was adjudged the man of the match on Saturday as Casa Sports defeated Generationfoot by a goal to nil in the Senegalese Ligue 1.

Abdou Seydi’s direct freekick in the 26th minute sent CasaSports to the top of the Senegalese elite division but it was Jarju who stole the show.

Casa Sports handed the visitors their second defeat of the season and it was a swift response following their 1-0 loss in the hands of Jaraaf.

With the win on Saturday, Casa Sports have kept in touch with the title race.

Gambian Wizard Lamin Jarju ended up grabbing the official man of the match at the packed Aline Sitoe Diatta stadium.

Jarju mentioned that the win was good for them as it has now brought them back in contention.

“The victory is good for us, last week we lost and today we were facing the league leaders, it was a very important game that we prepared in all aspects. I had prepared for the game all week. It was a good game because GenerationFoot is a very technical & tactical team”. He indicated.

Jarju was given a standing ovation when he was replaced in the 90th minute. He further went on to thank respective fans from Dakar, The Gambia, and Allez Casa for their tremendous support.

” I have created lots of goal chances today, I was a threat going forward, despite their defensive set up against me, I was able to cross, dribble and hold the ball.” He added.

CasaSports will travel to St Loius on matchday 18 to take on Linguere

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Mr. Sainey M.K. Marenah is a Prominent Gambian journalist, founding editor The Alkamba Times and formerly head of communications at the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) and Communications and PR Consultant for The Gambia Pilot Program, under Gamworks. Mr. Marenah served as the Social media Strategist and Editor at Gambia Radio and Television Services. He is also the Banjul Correspondent for Voice of America Radio. Sainey is a human rights and developmental journalist who has carved a strong niche particularly in new media environments in the Gambian media industry. Mr. Marenah began his career as a junior reporter with the Point Newspaper in the Gambia in 2008 and rose through the ranks to become Chief correspondent before moving to The Standard Newspaper also in Banjul as Editorial Assistant and head of News. He is a household name in the Gambia’s media industry having covered some of the most important stories in the former and current government. These include the high profile treason cases including the Trial of Former military chiefs in Banjul in 2009 to 2012. Following his arrest and imprisonment by the former regime of President, Yahya Jammeh in 2014, Marenah moved to Dakar Senegal where he continues to practice Journalism freelancing for various local and international Media organization’s including the BBC, Al-Jazeera, VOA, and ZDF TV in Germany among others. He is the co-Founder of the Banjul Based Media Center for Research and Development; an institution specialized in research and development undertakings. As a journalist and Communication Expert, focused on supporting the Gambia's transitional process, Mr Marenah continues to play a pivotal role in shaping a viable media and communications platform that engages necessary tools and action to increase civic participation and awareness of the needs of transitional governance to strengthen the current move towards democratization. Mr. Marenah has traveled extensively as a professional journalist in both Europe, Africa and United States and attended several local and international media trainings.

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