Sports Journalists prepare for 10th National Sports Awards night

BY: Alieu Ceesay

Sports journalists in The Gambia under the Sports Journalists’ Association of The Gambia (SJAG) have begun preparations for the 10th edition of the National Sport Awards Night and gala slated for 20th April, 2019.

The annual glamorous awards night is meant to celebrate and award past and present sports personalities that have done so much for the country.

Nda Jagne a doubt for Algeria clash

Scorpions coach Tom Saintfiet is set to lose captain Pa Modou Jagne in the Gambia’s final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match with Algeria later this month.

Belgian Saintfiet is yet to unveil his squad list of players set to face the Fennecs in the return leg match in Algeria on March 22, but Gambia Sports can confirm that the FC Zürich defender is one of those set to miss out as he might fail to recuperate on time for the match.

Steve explains failed Midtjylland move

Gambia forward Bubacarr ‘Steve’ Trawally has confirmed he wanted to join FC Midtjylland on January’s transfer deadline day but insists he’s happy to play for Al-Shabab FC Riyadh.

The 24-year-old could have joined the Danish champions before penning a deal in Saudi Arabia but reveals the move to Midtjylland failed after Vejle Boldklub, the club who had his rights, rejected their €2m bid for him.