Bobb nets winner for Cuneo

Scorpions midfielder Yusupha Bobb scored his first goal for on-loan side A.C. Cuneo 1905 guiding them to a 1-0 win at A.S. Pro Piacenza 1919 in the Italian Serie C.

Bobb, who was unused by coach Tom Saintfiet in the Gambia’s 1-0 home loss to Togo in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match last week, hopped off the Cuneo bench at the start of the second period before beating Piacenza keeper Andrea Zaccagno in the 64th minute to secure the maximum points for the visitors.

Nda Jagne and Ceesay’s Zürich triumph over Leverkusen

Gambian duo Pa Modou Jagne and Assan Ceesay’s FC Zürich secured an emphatic 3-2 home win over German side Bayer 04 Leverkusen in a thrilling UEFA Europa League matchday three encounter at the Stadion Letzigrund on Thursday.

The hosts grabbed the curtain raiser in the 44th minute off the boot of Antonio Marchesano but were pegged back five minutes after the interval through Karim Bellarabi.

Papa Gassama set for VAR course

Gambia and Africa’s best Bakary Papa Gassama leads an A-list Referee group selected by the Confederation of African Football for the “historic” deployment of the Video Assistant Referee in the final of this year’s CAF inter-club tournaments.

The top referees with six assistant referees will embark on a preparatory course scheduled to hold between 24-29 October.