Barrow’s Atalanta seals Champions League qualification

Gambia striker Musa Barrow’s Atalanta have qualified for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in their history after a 3-1 win over Sassuolo on the final Italian Serie A match-day.

The Scorpions international watched from the sidelines as Atalanta came from a goal down to win 3-1 at home and finish the season with 69 points, ahead of Inter Milan on their head-to-head record.

Gambia unveils squad for friendlies in Morocco

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) have unveiled a provisional list of thirty-five players that are scheduled to play two friendly matches in Morocco next month.

The Federation, as revealed by Gambia Sports last week, are hopeful of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling in its favour over the ineligibility of Togo international James Adewale Olufade, a decision that may see the country feature in its first-ever Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

Jatta marks injury return with goal

Gambian striker Alassana Jatta made an instant impact on his return from injury as he scored the winning goal in Paide Linnameeskond’s 2-1 victory over JK Tammeka Tartu in the Estonian top-flight at the weekend.

The 20-year-old, who missed Paide’s last six outings through injury, hopped off the bench in the 64th minute with the game levelled at 1-1.

Werder Bremen snap up Gambian teenager

German Bundesliga club SV Werder Bremen have secured the signature of Gambian teenager Kebba Badjie.

The 19-year-old attacker was snapped on a free transfer after his contract with Regionalliga Nord (fourth-tier) side VfL Oldenburg elapsed.