Sawaneh leads Gambians in superb performances in Senegalese Ligue1

Mohammed Sawneh

Mohammed Sawneh assisted one and scored another as Teungueth FC ended their eight winless streaks over the weekend.

Sawaneh who joined the champions from Tallinding United has been a regular starter with the Rufisque side this season.

His corner kick from the left was headed by Ousman Gai in the 7th minute. The Gambian who also scooped the man of the match added the second goal of the afternoon just after the break as Teungueth beat Diambars 2-1.

It was debut goals for Sawaneh, Gai, and Manneh but the victory for Youssouph Dabo was the talking point on matchday 15 as the champions had already lost 4 times, more than the previous two seasons.

“I am very proud of the goal, I have been telling myself I will score, and on Saturday the goal came, the team is in a very difficult situation, we are happy with the three points, an elated Sawaneh said.

Gambians have collectively scored seven league goals this season in the Senegalese ligue1, with four being registered on Saturday.

Elsewhere, Abdoulie Gassama scored a brace at the Stade Aline Sitoe Diatta stadium, while Sawaneh and Gai scored in Saly at the Stade Fode Wade stadium. The goals galore continued on Sunday when Modou Manneh, the former Marimoo Fc midfielder scored a late equalizer for Jaraaf against Linguere.

CasaSports boasted their title-winning credentials on matchday 15 with a solid 3-1 over Mbour Petite Cote. Lamin Jarju assisted Raymond Ndour’s opener before setting up countrymen Abdoulie Gassama’s second goal of the afternoon.

Lamin who was handed the captain armband ended up producing a man-of-the-match performance as he registered his fourth assists of the season.

“The captain’s band motivated me a lot. Mentally, physically, and collectiveness is there, therefore I believe it is a big opportunity to write history by winning the league with CasaSports. we are in a good run of form, we just have to work harder.” Lamin indicated.

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