Gambia’s proposed friendly with Kenya cancelled

The friendly match between the Scorpions of Gambia and the Harambee Stars of Kenya scheduled to be played in Morocco later this month has been cancelled, Gambia Sports can confirm.

The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) revealed last week that it’ll host Gambia to a friendly in Marrakech on March 26, three days after the Scorpions’ test with the Central African Republic in Banjul.

TD Sang Ndong to coach Scorpions against Central Africa Republic

BY: Alieu Ceesay

Scorpions’ coach-turned-Technical Director of the Gambia Football Federation, Sang Ndong will continue to guide Gambia until his permanent replacement is appointed, Gambia Sports’ Alieu Ceesay has gathered.

Gambia’s senior national football team will make a home return with a FIFA friendly international match against Central African Republic (CAR) on Friday 23 March, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau, as part of preparations for the Cameroon 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Marseille target Yusupha Njie

French club Olympique de Marseille want to sign Gambia international Yusupha Njie, according to Portuguese sports newspaper A Bola.

Marseille meanwhile face stiff competition from fellow French top flight side FC Nantes, Spanish club Real Betis and Italian side Atalanta for the services of the 24-year-old, who is currently valued at £270,000.