Barrow assists in Reading return

Modou Barrow marked his return in the Reading team with an assist in the club’s 3-2 home win over Bristol City at the weekend.

The 26-year-old was left out of Reading’s squad in previous three matches due to what manager Paul Clement described as ‘disciplinary issues’.

Steve’s Guizhou relegated from Chinese Super League

Scorpions international Bubacarr ‘Steve’ Trawally’s Guizhou Zhicheng have been relegated to the second-tier of Chinese football after a disappointing campaign in the Super League at the weekend.

Guizhou’s fate was sealed with a 2-0 defeat to Guangzhou R&F which consigned them to relegation to China League One.

Muzzy Carayol suffers hip injury

Scorpions winger Mustapha Carayol has been ruled out of action for up to six weeks with a hip injury, Gambia Sports can report.

The 30-year-old missed Gambia’s 1-0 defeat to Togo in the return leg 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau on October 16 after suffering a knock in the first leg in Lomé.

Papa Gassama to officiate S/Africa V Nigeria game

BY: Arfang MS Camara

Gambian referee Bakary Papa Gassama will take charge of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture between South Africa’s Bafana Bafana and the Super Eagles of Nigeria billed for November, 17 2018 at the magnificent FNB Stadium, Johannesburg.

The 39-year-old is regarded as one of the best referees on the continent and was among the few Africans selected for the FIFA World Cup in Russia.