National Assembly select committee denied access to Goal Project hotel

BY: Alieu Ceesay

Lamin Sanneh, manager at The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Hotel located at the FIFA Funded Goal Project in Yundum has explained the reasons for denying lawmakers access to the hotel.

Reports say there was a standoff on Monday between the staff posted there and members of the National Assembly Select Committee on Sports. The lawmakers, according to information gathered, were led to the place by GFF Secretary General Abass Bah and Technical Director Ebrima Manneh.

Jallow nets brace for fifth league goal

Scorpions attacker Lamin Jallow nabbed a brace for AC Cesena in their 2-2 draw at Virtus Entella in the Italian Serie B.

Cesena, bottom on the Italian second-tier league table, opened the scoring through the Gambia international who fired in a brace in the 6 and 35 minutes respectively but a faltering defence from the away side ensured Virtus claw back to secure a draw.

Scorpions squad hit with major withdrawals

Gambia coach Sang Ndong has received a major setback in his friendly preparations after the withdrawal of Modou Barrow, Mustapha Carayol and Bubacarr Trawally from the Scorpions squad.

Sang, who announced his 23-man squad on Monday for next week’s friendlies against unnamed opposition in the Moroccan fourth largest city of Marrakesh, will have to do without the trio who have all pulled out due to injury, Gambia Sports can authoritatively reveal.

Borri Darboe: It is an investigation, not a witch-hunt

BY: Alieu Ceesay 

The Chairman of the National Sports Council (NSC), Mr. Borri Darboe has emphasized that the move to probe into the dealings of The Gambia Football Federation is 'just an investigation and not a witch-hunt.'

The National Sports Council on Tuesday appointed a committee chaired by Honorable Alhagie S. Darbo, former football administrator-turned lawmaker to investigate the Lamin Kaba Bajo-led executive.