Sanneh’s game with Anderlecht called off

The Belgian top-flight match between Standard Liège and Scorpions defender Bubacarr Sanneh’s Anderlecht was abandoned on Friday with just half an hour played after the visiting fans threw flares and smoke bombs onto the pitch.

The home side were leading 2-0 at the Stade Maurice Dufrasne in Liège when the referee abandoned the match after 32 minutes with the players already been forced from the field twice before.

Foday Manneh leaves Vejle for HIFK loan

Vejle Boldklub have announced on Thursday they have loaned Gambian teenager Foday Manneh to Finnish side HIFK Fotboll until the end of June 2019.

Manneh made seven appearances for the struggling Danish Superliga side’s U19s, scoring three goals in their matches against SönderjyskE, FC Midtjylland and FC Copenhagen youth sides respectively.

Senegalese High Commissioner lauds SJAG and ANPS partnership

BY: Alieu Ceesay, Secretary General, SJAG

Senegalese High Commissioner to The Gambia, His Excellency Salif Njie, has lauded the cordial friendship between the Sports Journalists’ Association of The Gambia (SJAG) and the Association Nationale de la Presse Sportive du Sénégal (ANPS).

A high-powered delegation, comprising the Senegalese Sports Minister Matarr Ba, Senegalese national team coach Aliou Cisse, ex-international Henry Camara and Senegalese sports journalists are due in Banjul on Friday on the invitation of SJAG for the 10th National Sports Award slated for Saturday, 20th April, at the Coco Ocean Hotel.

Papa Gassama billed for Ahly vs Sundowns clash

The Referees Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have chosen Gambian referee Bakary Papa Gassama to take charge of the CAF Champions League second leg quarter final match between Al-Ahly of Egypt and South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday.

The 40-year-old, who officiated Al Nassr’s 5-0 thumping of Al Raed in the Saudi Premier League last Thursday, will be assisted by Senegalese duo Djibril Camara and El Hadji Malick Samba as 1st and 2nd assistant referees respectively.