The Gambia vows to back Morocco’s World Cup 2026 Bid

BY: Saddique Shaban

In an apparent defiance to U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to other African nations to support USA’s World Cup bid in 2026, The Gambia says it will fully support Morocco’s 2026 World Cup bid.

In an exclusive interview with CGTN in the capital Banjul, Gambian Football Federation president Lamin Kaba Bajo says African countries must not be intimidated into abandoning one of their own at this crucial time.

Steve nets thrice in defeat to Beijing Guoan

Gambia marksman Bubacarr ‘Steve’ Trawally opened his hat trick account at the weekend after scoring three in a 4-3 defeat at Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League.

The hosts struck thrice before the SJAG’s Best Foreign-Based Athlete of the year winner pulled one back for Guizhou Zhicheng.

Sanneh’s Midtjylland suffer title heartbreak

Gambia defender Bubacarr Sanneh and FC Midtjylland look set to lose on the Danish Superliga despite a 3-0 win over Aalborg BK on Sunday.

Midtjylland, who were leveled on points at the top with Brøndby IF, could miss out on a league title in heartbreaking fashion after losing to the Copenhagen outfit and drawing 3-3 with AaB when the two met in the first-leg in Aalborg.

Barrow nets second Serie A goal

Gambian youngster Musa Barrow scored his second goal for Atalanta who beat visitors Genoa 3-1 to retain sixth place with a one-point lead over AC Milan in the Italian Serie A on Sunday.

The 19-year-old, who scored his first of the season two weeks ago, continued making history when he opened the scoring for the hosts at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia in Bergamo before Bryan Cristante and Josip Iličić sealed the win.