Yankuba Minteh was handful in the De Klassieker derby as Darboe, Sidibeh, Gassama, Jobe, and Singhateh found the back of the net

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The weekend roundup for week 15 saw Yankuba Minteh made history in Feyenoord’s 6-0 win over Ajax. Alfusainey Gassama has now taken his tally to 13 league goals. Adama Sidibeh and Ebrima Darboe scored their second league goals, while Solomon Kanform and Ebrima Colley provided assists over the weekend.

Italy

Ebrima Darboe scored his second league goal in Sampdoria 2-2 draw against Palermo. Darboe scored a stunner in the 61st minute and later went out injured.

 

Home talent Dino Mehic’s goal in the 61st minute was enough for Virtus Verona to snatch a 1-0 victory against Triestina. Sheikh Sibi kept his 12th clean sheet of the season. The Gambian goalkeeper made a save in the 39th minute to deny the host a potential opener.

France

Metz threw away their early lead as Brest punished winning 4-3 scoreline. Ablie Jallow was handed a start and lasted 64 minutes. Sunday’s defeat at Stade Francis-Le Blé saw Metz’s chance of retaining Ligue 1 status fade week after week.

Netherlands

Yankuba Minteh scored a brace and assisted in Feyenoord’s historical victory against Ajax on Sunday, De Klassieker. Minteh assisted Paixo for the opener before doubling the lead in the 36th minute. In the second half, Minteh went on to score a sublime goal, taking his tally to nine goals in 23 matches.

Switzerland

Young Boys came from behind to draw 2-2 against St. Gallen. Ebrima Colley has now taken his goal contribution to six (three goals and three assists). Colley replaced Lauper in the 86th minute and went on to pass Mvuka for the equaliser.

Scotland

Adama Sidibeh has now started St. Johnstone’s last three games. After scoring his first home goal, Adama replicated his scoring form against Hibernian, breaking the deadlock in the 49th minute. Tony Gallacher won it for the visitor’s in the 81st minute with his first goal for the club.

Czech Republic

Ebrima Singhateh scored from the spot to register his first goal for SK Sigma Olomouc. It was too late for the visitor’s, despite scoring two goals.

Denmark

James Goemz and Odense BK played a barren draw. Odense were coming off a 1-0 defeat against Vejle. James Gomez played the full game, and Alasana Manneh was on the bench, while young defender Yaya Bojang made the 20-man list as an unused substitute.

Match winner against Odense BK, Musa Juwara played full throttle Vejle’s 1-1 draw with Viborg FF. Juwara scooped the man of the match as Vejle left it late for the equalizer. Hamza Barry replaced Ghanaian midfielder Ofori in the 70th minute.

AC Horsens, who were winless in their last five games, secured a 1-0 win over Hillerod thanks to Simon Becker’s 13th-minute goal. Alagie Saine played  85 minutes, making it his 20th appearance.

Sweden

Mjällby AIF’s flying start continues following their 3-0 home win over IFK Norrköping on Saturday. Abdoulie Manneh had to wait for his home debut at the Strandvallen after being an unused substitute.

Kristianstad FC edged IFK Hässelholm 4-1. Bubacarr Jobe assisted Omar Dampha for the opener and went on to score the third goal in the 52nd minute.

Estonia

Paide returned to winning ways. Beating Kuressaare 3-1 to move to second place. Ebrima Jarju captained Paide on Saturday afternoon, and the netminder made his presence felt by saving a Marten penalty in the ninth minute.

Northern Macedonia

Solomon Kanform played his 15th league match on Sunday. The former Sheikh Jamal captain has started the last five matches. Solomon cross was converted by Pepi Gjorgiev in the eighth minute as they edged FC Shkupi in a must-win match.

Qatar

Al Markhiya beat Al Ahli Doha 4-1. Yusupha Njie assisted Bannis for the third goal.

UAE

Alfusainey Gassama scored his 13th league goal at the Dibba Stadium following their 2-2 draw against United Football Club in the UAE Gassama scored from a cross after the visitor’s failed their line, and Gassama got the better of them.

CAF

11th time CAF Champions League champions Al Ahly edged Simba SC 3-0 on aggregate. The returned leg ended 2-0 in favor of the Red Devils. Pa Omar Jobe replaced Burundian international Saidi in the 84th minute.

Esperance edged Mimosas 4-2 in the post-penalty shoot-out. Kebba Sowe wasn’t involved in the return leg.

Kajally Drammeh made his fifth appearance in the CAF Confederation Cup. Drammeh, on loan from Cape Town City, replaced Mohamed Farouk in the 81st as Future FC lost 3-2 on aggregate against Zamalek in the quarterfinals.

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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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