Gunjur versus Sukuta – a relationship before football

BY: Omar Jatta 

Gunjur’s progress in their Super Nawettan title defence now hinges on the game between them and one of their fiercest rivals from the Northern Kombo, Sukuta Dembadu.

A rivalry that goes a bit deeper than football, and thus this game will be no ordinary football match, and already the rival camps are engaged in the repartees and banters familiar in the meetings between the natives of these two traditional towns, who shares a lot in common, both historically and in tradition, dating back in time to the Soninke-marabout wars in the late 19th century.

Kebba Ceesay’s Dalkurd promoted to Swedish top flight

BY: Buba Jallow Fallaboweh

Borlänge-based club Dalkurd FF have gone into the history books by gaining promotion to the Swedish Allsvenskan after a 1-0 home win over GAIS.

The result was aided after third-placed Trelleborgs FF drew 2-2 at IK Frej on Friday. Gambia defender Kebba Ceesay was an integral part of Dalkurd since joining them on a three-year contract in the summer of 2016 from Djurgården IF with the aim of helping them gain promotion.

Bakau banned one year, fined D50K

BY: Alieu Ceesay

The 2017 Super Nawettan Disciplinary Committee has fined Bakau D50, 000 and a one-year ban for the misbehavior of their fans and officials at their match with Serrekunda East in the quarterfinals of the tournament.

The incident led to chaos and pitch invasion resulting to property vandalism and mass destruction of essential items at the Father Gough Sports Complex in Manjai Kunda.