Sukuta crowned Zonal champions

Sukuta were crowned the champions of the 2017 Super Nawettan/Zonal championship after a 3-1 penalty win over Barra, Essau and Mayamba on Saturday.

The 2005 champions, who fell from behind to draw 1-1 on full-time before edging BEM, acronym of Barra, Essau and Mayamba on penalties at a full-capacity Independence Stadium in Bakau.

Midtjylland and Brøndby battling for Sanneh’s signature

Danish club Brøndby IF are fighting off competition from Superliga rivals FC Midtjylland for the signature of Gambia and AC Horsens defender Bubacarr Sanneh, according to Ekstra Bladet.

The Scorpion defender’s performances these past two seasons with Horsens have meant that there is interest in him from clubs all around Europe, but Brøndby and Midtjylland are hoping their interest will be too good to refuse for the young defender.

Midtjylland confirm Sanneh capture

FC Midtjylland have signed Gambia defender Bubacarr Sanneh from AC Horsens in a bid to bolster their campaign to win the Danish Superliga title this year.

The Gambian, who has been a rock at the back for Horsens so far this season, signed a four-year contract with the 2014/15 league champions, who he will join on 1 January 2018.

Gambia lose out on Joe Gomez

The Gambia is set to miss out on capping Joe Gomez for the Scorpions after England handed the Liverpool defender a first senior call-up.

Gomez, who has rebounded well since returning from a 15-month layoff with an ACL injury in January, is invited for the Three Lions’ upcoming friendlies against Germany and Brazil on November 10 and 14 respectively.