Kekuta returns to hurt Whitecaps

Gambia-born forward Kekuta Manneh’s second-half goal and early assist earned Columbus Crew a 2-2 draw at his former team Vancouver Whitecaps in the Major League Soccer.

The Bakau-born winger finished the match with a goal and an assist against his former team. A trade in late March resulted in Manneh becoming a member of the Black & Gold in exchange for allocation money and midfielder Tony Tchani.

AIPS President meets African journalists covering Asian Games

BY: Alieu Ceesay in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

The President of International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Gianni Merlo has met with African sports journalists covering the ongoing 2017 Asian Games hosted in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Over ten journalists from Africa are attending the Games on the invitation of the organizing committee of the games.

Gambian duo score as HJK win big

Gambian duo Demba Savage and Ousman Jallow were both on the scoring sheet for HJK Helsinki who won their fifth consecutive match with a 4-1 win at FC Ilves.

Winger Savage opened the floodgates after nine minutes for his sixth of the season but the hosts fired back to level before striker Jallow opened his scoring account with his first goal of the season in the 69th minute.

Buba Sanneh continues Horsens scoring spree

On-fire Gambia international Bubacarr Sanneh raked in his third league goal of the season for AC Horsens who secured a 2-2 draw at SønderjyskE on Saturday.

The hosts lead 2-0 at the break before the Scorpions defender rose high to nod in a goal that spurred Horsens’ resurgence as they eventually got the leveler in added time to secure their second consecutive Danish Super League draw.