Women’s Football: Gambia held by Bissau in friendly

BY: GFF Media

The Gambia women’s national team were held to a 1-1 draw by visiting Guinea-Bissau’s women’s national team in their first friendly opener at the Independence Stadium on Sunday.

The Gambia took the lead through Adama Tamba in what was a cool finish from the country’s all-time women’s record goal scorer just before the break but Bissau came from behind to level through Tchalda Man.

Gambia shocks AFCON-bound Morocco in friendly

Morocco, one of the favourites to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, suffered a surprise 1-0 warm-up match loss in Marrakech on Wednesday to non-qualifiers the Gambia.

The unexpected outcome can partly be explained by Morocco coach Hervé Renard making numerous substitutions in the first of two friendly fixtures before heading to Egypt for the finals.

Waa Banjul and Sporting Real secure top flight promotion

BY: GFF Media

The GFF League Division One will welcome new faces at next season’s domestic competition as Waa Banjul and Sporting Real both secured promotion from the country’s second-tier league.

Waa Banjul and Sporting Real FC are the new comers to be promoted to the country’s top-tier with a game to go following their latest wins.

Gambian duo Carayol and Gaye released

Gambian duo Mustapha Carayol and Baboucarr Gaye have both been released by Apollon Limassol and Arminia Bielefeld respectively.

Winger Carayol, who scored two goals in fourteen league appearances for Apollon, leaves the Cypriot club after just one season.